Gunmen opened fire on Ifeanyi Ubah FC team bus in Kabba, Kogi state, on Friday, leaving a player and driver with varying degrees of injuries.
The team members had been on their way to Kano for the Nigeria Professional Football League day six fixture when the incident happened.
Ifeanyi Ubah FC is scheduled to take on Jigawa Golden stars at the Kano stadium on Sunday.
In a statement, the management of the club appealed to the federal government to boost security in the country.
Fans and Nigerians have been asked to keep the entire management, coaching staff and players of FC Ifeanyi Ubah in their prayers.