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Football: Togo Cup of Nations factfile

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Factfile for 2013 Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finalists Togo:

Group results: Ivory Coast 1-2, Algeria 2-0, Tunisia 1-1

Scorers: Jonathan Ayite, Emmanuel Adebayor, Dove Wome, Serge Gakpe

Coach: Didier Six (FRA)

Captain: Emmanuel Adebayor

Key player: Adebayor scores consistently at international level

Rankings: CAF 18, FIFA 77

Nickname: Sparrow Hawks

Previous appearances: 6 (1972, 1984, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2006: first rd)

Match record: P21 W3 D7 L11 F17 A35

Record win: Algeria 2-0

Record losses: Cameroon 1-4, 0-3, Ivory Coast 0-3

Note: Togo also qualified for 2010 tournament, but withdrew after a terror attack on the squad as it entered host nation Angola by road

Squad

Goalkeepers: 1. Atsu Mawugbe (Maranatha), 16. Kossi Agassa (Reims/FRA), 23. Baba Tchagouni (Dijon/FRA)

Defenders: 5. Serge Akakpo (Zilina/SLO), 13. Sadate Ouro-Akoriko (Free State Stars/RSA), 9. Vincent Bossou (Saigon/VIE), 21. Dakonam Djene (Coton Sport/CMR), 20. Kokou Donou (Maranatha), 6. Gafar Mamah (Dacia/MDA), 2. Dare Nibombe (BDBC/BEL)

Midfielders: 19. Kodjo Ametepe (Mounana/GAB), 8. Komlan Amewou (Nimes/FRA), 10. Floyd Ayite (Reims/FRA), 12. Sapol Mani (Batna/ALG), 15. Alaixys Romao (Lorient/FRA), 7. Salifou Moustapha (clubless), 14. Prince Segbefia (Auxerre/FRA), 3. Dove Wome (Free State Stars/RSA)

Strikers: 4. Emmanuel Adebayor (Tottenham/ENG), 11. Jonathan Ayite (Brest/FRA), 22. Kalen Damessi (Lille/FRA), 17. Serge Gakpe (Nantes/FRA), 18. Fessou Placca (Agaza)

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