Hithadhoo, MALDIVES – Five players from Afghanistan national team has been reported injured seriously due to an accident on Hithadhoo link road when they were traveling back to Herethere Island Resort after the game against Laos today.
Speaking to maldivesoccer.com FAM official in Addu City, Ahmed Marzooq said that 5 players are injured and four of them with minor injuries but one player is in x ray room for observation.
He also said that two officials from Afghanistan team were also injured and team’s Liaison Officer and a protocol official were also injured.
Maldivesoccer.com can confirm that 6 police officers were injured and two of them with serious injuries.
Marzooq also said that if the injuries were serious and the doctors requested to air lift the players and officials to capital city, Male they will do it for sure.
List of players and officials injured:
Ahmed Arash Hatifi
Eric Ruttemuler (Coach)
Mohamed Farid Yasin (Manager)
Head of delegation.
Afghanistan and Laos team players and officials will be coming to Male' city tonight from a scheduled flight at 11:00 pm.