Posts Tagged "Togo"

The African Cup Of Nations – The Story So Far

The African Cup Of Nations – The Story So Far

By on Jan 23, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 2 comments

Mark Murphy has been slumped on his couch watching the African Cup of Nations for the last couple of weeks. He peeled himself away to bring us up to date with the goings-on in Angola. After some early shocks, Africa’s football “powerhouses” (and Algeria) have scraped into the quarter-finals. And at times the football has been a joy – if, sadly but understandably,...

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The Togo National Team Tragedy: More Questions Than Answers

The Togo National Team Tragedy: More Questions Than Answers

By on Jan 9, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 0 comments

If it can be said that one of the principle aims of terrorism is to raise the profile of a specific cause, then through any means necessary, the actions of Chibandan seperatists yesterday could probably be said to be a success. Their ambush of a coach carrying the Togo national football team to the African Cup of Nations has sent shockwaves out through African...

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Angola 2010: The African Cup of Nations

Angola 2010: The African Cup of Nations

By on Jan 6, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 3 comments

Mark Murphy is our man for the African Cup of Nations, which begins this month in Angola. This evening, Mark takes us through the runners and riders for the second most important footbll competition that will be played in Africa this year. If this year’s African Cup of Nations in Angola has entered the psyche of English football fans at all, it is because of the...

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TOGO TOGO TOGO (part three)

By on Jun 24, 2006 in International Football, Latest | 5 comments

France 2-0 Togo / Switzerland 2-0 South Korea Have rumours of the France’s demise been exaggerated? Well, the media have been cruel to them this week, but it hasn’t been entirely without reason. France had been poor, going into this evening’s match against Togo, and this was borne out still further by the fact that it still took them an hour to...

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TOGO TOGO TOGO (part two)

By on Jun 19, 2006 in International Football, Latest | 0 comments

Switzerland 2-0 Togo Ah well, we could dream, couldn’t we? A team that contrived to have it’s coach resign three days before it’s first match, only for him to be reinstated the night before. If that wasn’t enough, they then threatened to not play against the Swiss on account of the fact that they still hadn’t been paid their bonus for...

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