Metz players taken to hospital after car accident, one seriously injured

Ligue 1 club Metz has said two first-team players were taken to hospital after a car accident in north east France on Sunday.

Manuel Cabit was seriously injured following the crash and remains in hospital, while Kevin N'Doram escaped unscathed.

Both players featured for Metz in their 2-2 draw with Montpellier on Saturday.

A club statement read: "This Sunday, Nov. 3 early in the afternoon, Kevin N'Doram and Manuel Cabit were victims of a car accident on the A4 motorway,

"N'Doram, injured, was able to leave hospital quickly. At the same time shocked by the accident -- he will be resting for a few days.

"Manuel Cabit, unfortunately, was seriously injured. He is currently at CHU hospital in Reims. His condition is not life-threatening.

"His family and those close to him are around him. His team, coaches and all at FC Metz are giving him their intense support in these difficult moments and wish a speedy recovery."

Metz are 19th in Ligue 1 with 12 points from 12 matches.