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Adebayor leads Togo against Guinea

Emmanuel Adebayor

Tottenham Hotspur talisman Emmanuel Adebayor is expected to make a return to the national side as he leads Togo in a 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against Guinea in Casablanca on Friday.

The Group E game is being played on a neutral ground because of fear of the deadly Ebola virus that has killed hundreds in Guinea.

The 30-year-old striker will be making a return to the national team after being out since he   fell out with former coach Dider Six 18-months ago.

Adebayor who has picked form with his team in the English Premeirship has been busy training with his colleagues Lome.

“We know Guinea is a tough team, but we shall try to take the advantage that they are also playing away from home,” Adebayor said.

He also made it clear that featuring for the national team is always a great feeling because a player represents all the people in his country.

Besides Adebayor, Togo will also look to Turkish based Jonathan Ayite and Nantes’ Serge Gakpe for goals.

Midfielders Dove Wome from Super Sport in South Africa and Kossi Prince Segbefia could also have a role to play against Guinea.

The hosts who will need to start on a good note before making a trip to Uganda next week will l;ook to some of their players like; Ismaël Bangoura, Alhassane Bangoura, Mohamed Yattara, Idrissa Sylla and Aboubacar Demba Camara to do the magic.

Guinea who had sort few days of camping in Kigali, Rwanda before the Uganda game next week have been denied visas and will have to fly straight for the game in Kampala.



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