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Togo: Another Tragedy Strikes the Togolese Football World

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Togo, Breaking News, Disaster, Sport

Nadege Mambe mourns the third tragic loss [1] [fr] for the Togolese football world in 5 years. After the plane crash in Sierra Leone that took the live of the Minister of Sports 5 years ago and the attack of the team bus [2]in Cabinda by Angolese separatist guerillas in 2010, 8 players from the defending national champion l’ Etoile Filante de Lomé [3] [fr]  died when the team bus capsized and burnt on their way to the town of Sokodé a couple of days ago.