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Togo's football team leaves Angola

Togo's football team leaves Angola
The coach carrying the Togo national football team leaves for the airport from the Olympic Village in Cabinda forty eight hours after an attack on their bus left two of the delegation dead. (Getty Images)
Togo's football team leaves Angola
A police helicopter hovers above ground to provide aerial protection for the Togo team en-route to the airport. Togo ordered its footballers home from the Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday after the deadly rebel ambush. (Getty Images)
Togo's football team leaves Angola
An Angolan policeman guards the gate to Cabinda’s airport. Togo captain and Manchester City player Emmanuel Adebayor said he was 'very sad' for his team to leave the African Cup of Nations. (Getty Images)
Togo's football team leaves Angola
An Angolan Police officer holds aloft his rifle. (Getty Images)
Togo's football team leaves Angola
Security patrols take place in front of the Olympic village, hosting the national football teams from Togo, Ivory Caost, Burkina Faso and Ghana. (Getty Images)
Togo's football team leaves Angola
Togo team players initially said they wanted to continue to play in the tournament, but have since returned home. (Getty Images)
Togo's football team leaves Angola
General secretary of African Football Confederation Moustafa Fahmi speaks to journalists after announcing Togo’s decision to withdraw from the cup. (Getty Images)
Togo's football team leaves Angola
Players of Angolan and Malian national football teams take a minute of silence to pay respects to the Togo team casualties at the opening match. (Getty Images)