04/29/2012 11:29 EDT | Updated 06/29/2012 05:12 EDT

Nigeria's Ocean Boys attacked before match; assistant coach and 2 players injured

LAGOS, Nigeria - Two players and an assistant coach for Ocean Boys were seriously injured in an attack before a Nigerian Premier League match with Sharks.

Officials cancelled Saturday's game after the attack.

Ocean Boys spokesman Eddy Ohis said Sunday that attackers stormed into the changing room and threatened to kill members of the Bayelsa state club if they beat rival team Dolphins.