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Adebayor a doubt for African Nations Cup


Le Roy takes over as new Togo manager


Togo's Kossi Agassa may not play vs. Congo after house vandalised

Morocco's Romain Saiss beats Togo's goalkeeper Kossi Agassa in their African Nations Cup match on Friday.
Togo lost to Morocco on Friday at the African Nations Cup.

PORT-GENTIL, Gabon -- Togo coach Claude le Roy is not sure if veteran goalkeeper Kossi Agassa will play in a crucial game at the African Nations Cup after his house in Lome was vandalised by supporters who blamed him for a loss.

Agassa was "emotionally affected" by the news and will be allowed to skip Togo's final group match against Congo in Gabon on Tuesday if he wishes, Le Roy said. Togo's hopes of qualifying for the quarterfinals rest on the game.

Agassa's home in the Togolese capital was placed...

 By Ian Holyman

Emmanuel Adebayor: I rejected Lyon move to play in African Nations Cup

Emmanuel Adebayor said he rejected Lyon to play in the African Nations Cup.

Emmanuel Adebayor has told AFP he rejected a move to Lyon in order to be able to play for Togo at the African Nations Cup.

Adebayor, who has been without a club since leaving Crystal Palace at the end of last season, is captaining his country at the tournament in Gabon.

The striker would have missed more than a month of the Ligue 1 season if Togo were to reach the final on Feb. 5 -- and with Lyon unhappy about that prospect, he did not complete the move.

"I rejected the contract offered by Lyon...