Within the video, terror engulfs the nationwide staff on the airplane as they head to the Africa Cup of Nations.

The Gambia nationwide staff suffered a horrible accident throughout their flight to Ivory Coast to take part within the Africa Cup of Nations.

Within the video, terror engulfs the nationwide staff on the airplane as they head to the Africa Cup of Nations – Gambia Nationwide Crew. Picture supply: Al Arabiya web site.

Return to the airport a couple of minutes after takeoff

Barely 9 minutes after the airplane took off from Banjul, the Gambian capital, the pilot of the chartered airplane was compelled to hold out an emergency touchdown maneuver attributable to technical issues.

Whereas ready on the airplane in circumstances of intense warmth and lack of oxygen, the gamers started to undergo extreme complications and dizziness, and a few of them misplaced consciousness.

A video displaying the extent of the troublesome scenario to which the nationwide staff gamers had been uncovered

Former Manchester United participant Saidi Yanko shared a video clip displaying the horrible state the gamers had been in.

The coach received offended

The statements of coach Tom Saintveit categorical his anger and concern, as he stated that they had been on the verge of dying and that he imagined the top of his life, and emphasised that the pilot determined to return after 9 minutes attributable to lack of oxygen. refueling, and if the flight had continued for an additional half hour, everybody might have been poisoned by carbon monoxide and risked dying.

The staff should now discover various transport to succeed in Ivory Coast earlier than their first Group C match in opposition to Senegal on Monday, or threat being expelled from the match.

Within the video, terror engulfs the nationwide staff on the airplane as they head to the Africa Cup of Nations – Gambia Nationwide Crew. Picture supply: Al Arabiya web site.

Yanko, who determined to characterize the Gambia nationwide staff as a substitute of the Swiss nationwide staff in 2021, expressed his displeasure over the poor circumstances they had been uncovered to throughout the journey after spending 32 hours touring from Saudi Arabia to Gambia with lengthy stopovers in Istanbul and Casablanca.