Togo African Nations ban lifted

A ban preventing Togo from competing at the next two African Nations Cups was officially lifted today.

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'Haunted' Adebayor quits Togo over shooting

The Togo captain Emmanuel Adebayor announced his retirement from international football yesterday, saying he was "still haunted" by the deadly attack on his team at the Africa Cup of Nations in January.

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Emmanuel Adebayor today ruled himself out of Togo international action.

Adebayor announces international retirement

Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor has announced his retirement from international football.

Protest over Togo poll result

Togo's opposition said yesterday it would contest an election result which returned President Faure Gnassingbe as the West African state's leader. Police fired tear gas at demonstrators. Gnassingbe, who took over after 38 years of dictatorship by his father Gnassingbe Eyadema, won 1.24 million of 2.1 million votes in Thursday's poll.

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Adebayor furious at Togo's ban

The Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor has called for the Confederation of African Football's president to resign over the "outrageous" decision to suspend Togo from the next two Africa Cup of Nations tournaments following their withdrawal from the 2010 competition.

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Togo deaths 'excuse to round up activists'

Angolan police are rounding up peaceful activists and accusing them of responsibility for this month's deadly attack on the Togo football team, a human rights lawyer said.

James Lawton: As stricken Togo goalkeeper fights for survival, a symbol of hope is born

Five days after the Africa Cup of Nations shooting, Kodjovi Obilale is in intensive care in Johannesburg – with more than one nation rallying behind him

Adebayor: 'I can't eat. It's difficult. I need time'

City striker speaks of his lasting torment in the wake of terrorist attack on Togo bus

Adebayor delays return to England

Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor admits he does not know when he will return to England.

World Cup chief slams Phil Brown

World Cup 2010 chief Danny Jordaan has hit back at Hull manager Phil Brown for doubting South Africa's ability to host the tournament in the wake of the attack on Togo.

No nations return for Togo

The uncertainty over Togo's involvement in the African Nations Cup was ended last night when the team failed to appear for their opening match against Ghana and they were later excluded from the tournament.

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