Emmanuel Adebayor named in Togo’s squad for Afcon

Togo have included former Arsenal and Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor in their provisional squad for the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Gabon.

The 32-year-old Adebayor, who has also played for Real Madrid, is currently without a club after being released by English side Crystal Palace but was still included in the 25-man list by Togo coach Claude Le Roy.

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The Sparrow Hawks will need all the firepower for the tournament as they were drawn a tough group that includes defending champions Ivory Coast, Morocco and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The AFCON takes place from January 14 to February 5.

Togo squad:

Goalkeepers: AGASSA Kossi (Sans club), MENSAH Cédric (MANS, FRANCE), TCHAGOUNI Baba (Marmande, FRANCE)

Defenders: AKAKPO Serge (Trabzonspor, TURQUIE), BOSSOU Vincent (Young Africains, TANZANIE), DJENE Dakonam (St Trond, BELGIQUE), DOUHADJI Joseph (RIVER UNITED, NIGERIA), KOULOUN Maklibè (DYTO, TOGO), MAMAH Gaffar (DACIA, MOLDAVIE), OURO-AKORIKO Sadat (AL Khaleej Saihat, ARABIE SOUADITE), OURO-SAMA Hakim (TOGO-PORT, TOGO)

Midfielders: ATAKORA Lalawélé (HELSINGBORG, SUEDE), ATCHOU Franco (DYTO, TOGO), AYITE Floyd (FULHAM, ANGLETERRE), BEBOU Ihlas (FORTUNA DUSSELDORF, ALLEMAGNE), BOUKARI Razak (Châteauroux, FRANCE), DOSSEVI Mathieu (STANDARD, BELGIQUE), ENINFUL Henritsè (DOXA KATAKOPIAS, CHYPRE), NUKAFU Victor (ENTENTE II, TOGO), ROMAO Alaixys (Olympiacos, GRECE), SEGBEFIA Prince (GOTZEPE, TURQUIE)

Forwards: ADEBAYOR Emmanuel Shéyi (Sans club), AGBEGNIADAN Komlan (WAFA, GHANA), GAKPE Serge (GENOA FC, ITALY), LABA Kodjo Fo-Doh (R.S BERKANE, MOROCCO)

GROUP A Pld Pts
Portugal 3 7
Mexico 3 7
Russia 3 3
New Zealand 3 0
GROUP B Pld Pts
Germany 3 7
Chile 3 5
Australia 3 2
Cameroon 2 1
GROUP C Pld Pts
GROUP D Pld Pts
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