African Nations Cup attack

Tragic Togo attack has done irreparable damage

January 9, 2010
By Jon Carter
(Archive)
Once again, the world of sport has been dragged into the news spotlight with tragic consequences. And, with the World Cup looming on the horizon, it could not have come at a worse time for the continent of Africa.

There have been fears about the showpiece event in June, but Friday night's shocking gun attack on the Togo team bus, which left four dead and many more injured, has now raised questions over the future of this year's African Nations Cup as well.

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