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The team bus of newly crowned I-League champions Aizawl FC met with an accident on its way to drop the players at Lengpui airport for Federation Cup against Chennai City FC.
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And the reports says the team members escaped unhurt as the club were travelling to Cuttack for the Federation Cup from Lengpui Airport, 40 kilometres west of Aizawl, the team bus met with an accident the security officials in the area confirmed.
The police confirmed none of the team members were injured and there were no casualties from the accident.
According to police statement, “The mishap occurred as the driver reportedly dozed off while driving and the bus fell into a drain”
“Earlier, an Aizwal FC fan had died during the reception ceremony of the club at the Assam Rifles ground on Monday.” Police said.
The club posted a picture too upon their safe arrival in Cuttack.
The Federation Cup begins from Sunday and the new I league champions Aizawl FC will begin their campaign at the Federation Cup on Sunday when they take on Chennai City FC.