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Togo bus attacked heading to African Cup of Nations game

Gunmen opened fire on the coach carrying Togo’s national football squad to African Cup of Nations in Angola, killing the driver and wounding nine others, including two players.

L’Equipe said the wounded players were Serge Akakpo, who plays for Romanian first division side Vaslui, and reserve goalkeeper Kodjovi Obilale, who is with French fourth division team Pontivy. The other casualties were training, medical and administrative staff.

Two Togolese who play in the Premier League, Aston Villa midfielder Moustapha Salifou and Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor, were unhurt, their teams’ websites said.