FIFA expresses sympathy for Togo team

ZURICH - FIFA has offered "utmost sympathy" to the Togo team after their bus was attacked by gunmen on Friday, leaving the driver dead and nine others wounded as it entered Angola for the African Nations Cup.

"FIFA and its president, Joseph S. Blatter, are deeply moved by today's incidents which affected Togo's national team, to whom they express their utmost sympathy," world football's governing body said in a statement.

FIFA said it was in touch with the African Football Confederation (CAF) and its president, Issa Hayatou, and expected a full report on the situation.

Two Togo players were wounded in the attack.

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