The FC Platinum delegation of players, technical members and the media were petrified when security forces guarding the Owando aerodrome in Congo Brazzaville told them of the possibility of an attack from Boko Haram.
Reports indicate that a soldier who was on guard advised the Zimbabweans against taking pictures of a presidential lounge and the delegation took heed of his advice. The lone soldier is said to have been unarmed.
This aerodrome is not a busy one and Boko Haram rebels who operate from nearby Cameroon are aware that any plane that lands here are a potential hostage situation since it will be a chartered flight whose occupants could be people of financial means.
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