Arsenal's Adebayor back for Togo campaign

Arsenal striker Emmanuel Adebayor has committed to Togo's World Cup qualifier against Swaziland. Adebayor - who refused to travel for the last qualifier - says he is unhappy over the treatment meted out to the Hawks by the Togo Football Federation (TFF) but insists he wants his country to qualify for the next World Cup. "This is a very important game for the future of football in my country and that's why I have put aside my concerns," Adebayor told BBC Sport.

Arsenal striker Emmanuel Adebayor has committed to Togo's World Cup qualifier against Swaziland.

Adebayor - who refused to travel for the last qualifier - says he is unhappy over the treatment meted out to the Hawks by the Togo Football Federation (TFF) but insists he wants his country to qualify for the next World Cup.

"This is a very important game for the future of football in my country and that's why I have put aside my concerns," Adebayor told BBC Sport.

"We played at the World Cup in Germany and we should have used that opportunity to improve the administration of the game in Togo.

"Yet the problem over the bad treatment of the players and coaches by the federation still persists and as the captain of the team I won't turn the blind eye."

"There is enough time from now until the next phase of the qualifiers for these issues to be addressed so that the future of Togo football can be secured," he said.

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