The U-23 National Team delegation has arrived in The Gambia for a 10–day training program ahead of the 2nd Africa U-23 Cup of Nations taking place in Senegal escaped plane crash in Accra. It was learnt that the ARIK Air aircraft conveying the team from Lagos lost a tyre on landing at the Kotoka International Airport, Accra. The airplane that was on ground in Accra was then deployed for the purpose of flying the team to The Gambia, but that also lost an engine on take –off and the pilot had to make a quick return. However, ARIK provided another aircraft that flew the delegation to The Gambia through Dakar.