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Togo bus attack

In January 2010, Angolan rebels opened fire on the team buses of the Togolese football team as they travelled to the Africa Cup of Nations.

In January 2010, a guerrilla group in Angola opened fire on the buses carrying the Togo football team as they travelled to the Africa Cup of Nations tournament. The machine-gun fire lasted 30 minutes and killed two members of the Togolese delegation. Ashley Byrne talks to Elitsa Kodjo Lanou, the Togo team’s technical director about a day that changed football in Africa. The programme is a Made-In-Manchester Production.

PHOTO: Togolese soldiers carrying the coffin of a victim of the attack (AFP/Getty Images).

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