Soccer-Togo’s Romao refuses to play in Libya over safety (Reuters)

(Updates with Gakpe quotes, details) June 11 (Reuters) – Togo player Alaixys Romao has decided not to go to Libya for Friday’s World Cup qualifier because of security concerns while striker Serge Gakpe said the trip to the north African country is not worth risking his life for. Togo were the targets of an attack during the 2010 African Nations Cup in Angola when separatist gunmen ambushed their bus in the Cabinda province, killing three members of the squad and forcing them to withdraw from the tournament. …

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