The lower division side who qualified to the second tier last month has been involved in a serious accident on Monday evening
Ghana Division One League side Baffour Soccer Academy from Sunyani has been involved in a serious car accident on the Accra-Kumasi road on Monday evening, AshesGyamera.com can confirm.
The club which is based in Nsoatre, a suburb of Sunyani, were heading to Accra for their pre-season tour ahead of the start of their maiden participation in the Division One League.
However, the unfortunate incident happened at the after their bus veered from its lane to collide with another bus coming from Accra to Kumasi.
“The driver of the Baffour Soccer Academy veered from his way and collided with another bus. I’m sure he was new on the road,” an eyewitness told AshesGyamera.com.
“We were able to save the lives of the players with the exception of coach of the club, one player and another man whom we were later told that he is the communication director.
“The coach was trapped in the car and it took the intervention of the police and Fire service to come and save him. so far, nobody has been confirmed dead and we are praying that nobody will die,” the eyewitness added.
Baffour Soccer Academy is owned by owned by Hon. Ignatius Baffour Awuah – Minister of Employment – boasts of over 65 players in the U15 and U17 division with several others in the U10 and U13 divisions.
The club boasts of two pitches, one for training and one for matches, modern dressing rooms, two storey buildings used as hostels, a swimming pool an entertainment room, a restaurant, and 6 unit classroom.