He was practically whiskers away from death.

Former Super Eagles Coach Sunday Oliseh has revealed how he escaped the bomb explosion that rocked Borussia Dortmund's Team Bus on Tuesday.

The Yellow and Black side were on their way to the Westfalenstadion ahead of their Champions League match with Monaco.

Oliseh, who is a former Dortmund midfielder, was on his way to cheer his former team when the blast went off.

And the former Nigeria international has explained how close he was to the explosion, while thanking God for sparing his life.

Dortmund defender Marc Bartra sustained minor injuries as a result if the blast.

And Oliseh has said he was only 200 meters away from the Dortmund stadium before the explosions rocked and prompted the match to be postponed.

“Thank God! I Was just 200 meters from the Dortmund stadium when D bombs struck Dortmund team Bus! Really Scary day but grateful to be safe!” he tweeted.

The former Super Eagles captain joined Dortmund in 2000, and played there until 2004, when he left the club first on loan to Bochum, before leaving permanently to Genk in Belgium.