Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Tag "Togo"

    PDP governor to accompany Buhari to Togo

PDP governor to accompany Buhari to Togo

Ben Ayade, governor of Cross River state, is in the delegation of President Muhammadu Buhari to two high-level meetings in Lome, Republic of Togo.Ayade was elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).In a statement on Saturday, Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, said Buhari would be attending the joint Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)/Economic Community of Central African [...]

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    WAFU Women’s Cup: Falcons handed tricky draw

WAFU Women’s Cup: Falcons handed tricky draw

Ahead of the 2018 WAFU Women's Cup, Nigeria have been drawn in the same group as Senegal, Benin Republic, and Togo.The Super Falcons will have to win the group or come second to book a ticket to the semi-finals of the maiden edition of WAFU.Hosts Ivory Coast are drawn in Group A alongside Ghana, Niger Republic, and Burkina Faso.The draw for the [...]

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    Obasanjo asks Togolese president to step down

Obasanjo asks Togolese president to step down

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has weighed into the ongoing crisis in Togo, urging President Faure Gnassingbe to step down “unless he has something new” to offer to the citizens.Over the past three days, the opposition in the country has staged protests to demand the resignation of the president who has spent 12 years in power.He succeeded his father who led [...]

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    Home-based Eagles to play CHAN qualifier in Kano

Home-based Eagles to play CHAN qualifier in Kano

Nigeria’s home based Super Eagles will camp for their fifth African Nations Championship qualifier in Kano.The players are expected to face the winner of the playoff game between Benin Republic or Togo.Sanusi, NFF secretary general, on Wednesday said the Kano state government has given approval for the camping, which will start on Monday, July 24."The administration of Governor Umar Ganduje has [...]

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    Super Eagles thrash Togo 3-0 ahead of S’Africa clash

Super Eagles thrash Togo 3-0 ahead of S’Africa clash

Super Eagles continued their dominance over Hawks of Togo with an emphatic 3-0 win in an international friendly on Thursday.A brace from Ahmed Musa and another goal from Kelechi Iheanacho completed the rout as Gernot Rohr's unbeaten run persists.The tune up match in Paris didn't really ruffle the feathers of the Eagles as they dominated from the blast of the [...]

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    Super Eagles seek to continue dominance over Sparrow Hawks

Super Eagles seek to continue dominance over Sparrow Hawks

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will on Thursday face the Sparrow Hawks of Togo in an international friendly in Paris.The Nigerian team drew 1-1 with Corsica in the first friendly match in preparation for the AFCON 2019 qualifier against South Africa and the FIFA world cup qualifier against African champions, Cameroon.In sixteen meetings, the Eagles have won six times, drawn [...]

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    Echiejile, Alampasu, NPFL stars arrive Corsica for Eagles friendly

Echiejile, Alampasu, NPFL stars arrive Corsica for Eagles friendly

Twelve of the invited twenty-five Super Eagles players have arrived Corsica ahead of Friday's friendly against Togo.The official Twitter handle of the team announced on Wednesday and that the Eagles will be camped at Best Western Hotel, Ajaccio Amiraute, France."We have arrived safely in Corsica.We are camped at Best Western Hotel, Ajaccio Amiraute," read the tweet.https://twitter.com/NGSuperEagles/status/867084802930954240Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Stephen Odey, Sikiru [...]

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    NFF backtracks, says Eagles will play Togo in France

NFF backtracks, says Eagles will play Togo in France

The Nigeria Football Federation has said that the Super Eagles will play two international friendly matches against Corsica and Togo.The NFF had earlier told TheCable that the Eagles will only play Corsica and immediately return to Nigeria.Ademola Olajire, Nigeria Football Federation(NFF) media director, had also noted that the Eagles will not converge for a training camp in France."The Eagles will play [...]

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    Togo to hold first maritime security summit in Africa

Togo to hold first maritime security summit in Africa

The first summit on maritime security in Africa will hold in Lome, capital of Togo in October.The summit is to be hosted by the Togolese President, Faure Gnassingbe.Faced with certain acts of banditry; including piracy, illegal fishing and dumping of toxic waste in the water, Gnassingbe acknowledged the need for countries to unite to stop factors hindering the development [...]

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    US doctor flown to Atlanta after ‘contracting Lassa fever’ in Togo

US doctor flown to Atlanta after ‘contracting Lassa fever’ in Togo

An American doctor working with missionaries in Togo was flown to an isolation ward at an Atlanta hospital on Friday over suspicion that he had contracted Lassa fever.Lassa fever is a deadly hemorrhagic disease similar to Ebola.The patient, who has not been identified publicly, was being flown in a specially equipped aircraft from Togo and was expected to arrive at [...]

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    Adebayor can still play for Togo ‘if he is ready’, says coach

Adebayor can still play for Togo ‘if he is ready’, says coach

Togo coach, Tom Saintfiet, still harbours hope of seeing striker Emmanuel Adebayor back to the national team.  Adebayor, who has been released by Tottenham, has not played for Togo since the 2-1 win against Liberia in June.The 31-year-old failed to respond to a call-up for September's qualifier against Djibouti, which Togo won 2-0, and his international future remains unclear.But the [...]

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    Africa loses $7bn a year to piracy, says Togolese president

Africa loses $7bn a year to piracy, says Togolese president

President Faure Gnassingbe of Togo on Thursday said an estimated $7billion is being lost to piracy in Africa on a yearly basis.Responding to a question at a joint press briefing with President Muhammadu Buhari during his visit to Nigeria on Thursday, Gnassingbe also said more than 40 per cent of fishing activities in the Gulf of Guinea were illegal.He called [...]

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    Adebayor is like a date who’s not responding, says Togo coach

Adebayor is like a date who’s not responding, says Togo coach

Tottenham striker, Emmanuel Adebayor, will not be selected by Togo coach Tom Saintfiet who has likened the player to a bad date.Saintfiet said the forward failed to respond to a call-up for an African Cup of Nations qualifier with Djibouti on September 4 which the player had threatened to miss after he was stripped of the captaincy in June.His refusal [...]

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    Ghana midfielder Mensah joins Atletico Madrid

Ghana midfielder Mensah joins Atletico Madrid

Black Stars of Ghana midfielder, Bernard Mensah, has signed for Atletico Madrid on a long-term deal for an undisclosed fee.The 20-year-old, who moved from Portuguese club Vitoria Guimaraes, has agreed a six-year contract according to Atletico official website.However, he will spend the first year on loan at city neighbours Getafe.Mensah scored five times in 30 games for Vitoria helping them [...]

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    Pochettino to make decision about Adebayor’s future

Pochettino to make decision about Adebayor’s future

Tottenham Hotspur manager, Mauricio Pochettino, has revealed that a decision will be made on Emmanuel Adebayor's future in due course.The Togo striker was granted compassionate leave on Thursday for the second time this season. But his Spurs future is now in doubt.The 31-year-old has written about his family issues on Facebook and said he had considered suicide.“This is a private [...]

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    Togo sets April date for presidential election

Togo sets April date for presidential election

The Togolese government has announced that the country’s presidential election would hold on April 15.President Faure Gnassingbe (pictured), who succeeded his late father in 2005, is expected to partake in the poll, though he is yet to officially declare his intention.About 700 delegates of Rally of the Togolese People (RPT), the ruling party, are set for a convention where Gnassingbe would be [...]

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