Togo at the FIFA World Cup

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Togo have appeared in the finals of the FIFA World Cup on one occasion in 2006.

FIFA World Cup record[edit]

World Cup
Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA
Uruguay 1930 to Mexico 1970 Did not enter - - - - - - -
West Germany 1974 to Spain 1982 Did not qualify - - - - - - -
Mexico 1986 to Italy 1990 Did not enter - - - - - - -
United States 1994 to South KoreaJapan 2002 Did not qualify - - - - - - -
Germany 2006 Round 1 30 3 0 0 3 1 6
South Africa 2010 Did not qualify - - - - - - -
Brazil 2014 Did not qualify - - - - - - -
Total 1/20 3 0 0 3 1 6

Togo at Germany 2006[edit]

 Togo[edit]

Head coach: Germany Otto Pfister[1]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Ouro-Nimini Tchagnirou (1977-12-31)31 December 1977 (aged 28) 9 Mali Djoliba
2 2DF Daré Nibombé (1980-06-16)16 June 1980 (aged 25) 16 Belgium Mons
3 2DF Jean-Paul Abalo (c) (1975-06-26)26 June 1975 (aged 30) 65 Cyprus APOEL
4 4FW Emmanuel Adebayor (1984-02-16)16 February 1984 (aged 22) 29 England Arsenal
5 2DF Massamasso Tchangai (1978-08-08)8 August 1978 (aged 27) 34 Italy Benevento
6 3MF Yao Aziawonou (1979-11-30)30 November 1979 (aged 26) 32 Switzerland Young Boys
7 4FW Moustapha Salifou (1983-06-01)1 June 1983 (aged 23) 34 France Brest
8 3MF Kuami Agboh (1977-12-28)28 December 1977 (aged 28) 4 Belgium Beveren
9 3MF Thomas Dossevi (1979-03-06)6 March 1979 (aged 27) 10 France Valenciennes
10 3MF Mamam Cherif Touré (1981-01-13)13 January 1981 (aged 25) 39 France Metz
11 4FW Robert Malm (1973-08-21)21 August 1973 (aged 32) 1 France Brest
12 2DF Éric Akoto (1980-07-20)20 July 1980 (aged 25) 32 Austria Admira Wacker[2]
13 4FW Richmond Forson (1980-05-23)23 May 1980 (aged 26) 8 France Poiré
14 3MF Adékambi Olufadé (1980-01-07)7 January 1980 (aged 26) 24 Qatar Al-Siliyah
15 3MF Alaixys Romao (1984-01-18)18 January 1984 (aged 22) 11 France Louhans-Cuiseaux
16 1GK Kossi Agassa (1978-07-02)2 July 1978 (aged 27) 49 France Metz
17 4FW Mohamed Kader (1979-04-08)8 April 1979 (aged 27) 46 France Guingamp
18 3MF Yao Junior Sènaya (1984-04-19)19 April 1984 (aged 22) 16 Switzerland YF Juventus
19 2DF Ludovic Assemoassa (1980-09-18)18 September 1980 (aged 25) 5 Spain Ciudad de Murcia
20 2DF Affo Erassa (1983-02-19)19 February 1983 (aged 23) 6 France Moulins
21 3MF Franck Atsou (1978-08-01)1 August 1978 (aged 27) 13 Saudi Arabia Al-Hilal [3]
22 1GK Kodjovi Obilale (1984-10-08)8 October 1984 (aged 21) 0 Togo Etoile Filante
23 2DF Assimiou Touré (1988-01-01)1 January 1988 (aged 18) 1 Germany Bayer Leverkusen

2006 FIFA World Cup Group G

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Switzerland 3 2 1 0 4 0 +4 7
 France 3 1 2 0 3 1 +2 5
 South Korea 3 1 1 1 3 4 −1 4
 Togo 3 0 0 3 1 6 −5 0

South Korea vs Togo[edit]

13 June 2006
15:00
South Korea  2 – 1  Togo
Lee Chun-Soo Goal 54'
Ahn Jung-Hwan Goal 72'
(Report) Kader Goal 31'
South Korea
SOUTH KOREA:
GK 1 Lee Woon-Jae (c)
CB 6 Kim Jin-Kyu Substituted off 45'
CB 2 Kim Young-Chul Booked 41'
CB 4 Choi Jin-Cheul
RM 22 Song Chong-Gug
CM 17 Lee Ho
CM 13 Lee Eul-Yong Substituted off 68'
LM 12 Lee Young-Pyo
RF 14 Lee Chun-Soo Booked 51'
CF 19 Cho Jae-Jin Substituted off 83'
LF 7 Park Ji-Sung
Substitutions:
FW 9 Ahn Jung-Hwan Substituted in 45'
MF 5 Kim Nam-Il Substituted in 68'
MF 18 Kim Sang-Sik Substituted in 83'
Manager:
Netherlands Dick Advocaat
SouthKorea-Togo line-up.svg
Togo
TOGO:
GK 16 Kossi Agassa
RB 5 Massamasso Tchangai Booked 90+2'
CB 3 Jean-Paul Abalo (c) Yellow cardYellow cardRed card 23', 53'
CB 2 Daré Nibombé
LB 19 Ludovic Assemoassa Substituted off 62'
RM 18 Yao Junior Sènaya Substituted off 55'
CM 15 Alaixys Romao Booked 24'
LM 7 Moustapha Salifou Substituted off 86'
AM 10 Mamam Cherif Touré
CF 17 Mohamed Kader
CF 4 Emmanuel Adebayor
Substitutions:
DF 23 Assimiou Touré Substituted in 55'
FW 13 Richmond Forson Substituted in 62'
MF 6 Yao Aziawonou Substituted in 86'
Manager:
Germany Otto Pfister

Man of the Match:
South Korea Ahn Jung-Hwan

Assistant referees:
England Philip Sharp
England Glen Turner
Fourth official:
South Africa Jerome Damon
Fifth official:
Ghana Justice Yeboah

Togo vs Switzerland[edit]

19 June 2006
15:00
Togo  0 – 2  Switzerland
(Report) Frei Goal 16'
Barnetta Goal 88'
Togo
TOGO:
GK 16 Kossi Agassa
RB 5 Massamasso Tchangai (c)
CB 2 Daré Nibombé
CB 13 Richmond Forson
LB 23 Assimiou Touré
DM 15 Alaixys Romao Booked 53'
RM 9 Thomas Dossevi Substituted off 69'
CM 10 Mamam Cherif Touré Substituted off 87'
LM 8 Kuami Agboh Substituted off 25'
CF 4 Emmanuel Adebayor Booked 47'
CF 17 Mohamed Kader
Substitutions:
FW 7 Moustapha Salifou Booked 45' Substituted in 25'
FW 18 Yao Junior Senaya Substituted in 69'
FW 11 Robert Malm Substituted in 87'
Manager:
Germany Otto Pfister
Togo-Switzerland line-up.svg
Switzerland
SWITZERLAND:
GK 1 Pascal Zuberbühler
RB 23 Philipp Degen
CB 20 Patrick Müller
CB 4 Philippe Senderos
LB 3 Ludovic Magnin
DM 6 Johann Vogel (c) Booked 90+2'
RM 16 Tranquillo Barnetta
LM 8 Raphaël Wicky
AM 7 Ricardo Cabanas Substituted off 77'
CF 9 Alexander Frei Substituted off 87'
CF 10 Daniel Gygax Substituted off 46'
Substitutions:
MF 22 Hakan Yakın Substituted in 46'
FW 11 Marco Streller Substituted in 77'
FW 18 Mauro Lustrinelli Substituted in 87'
Manager:
Switzerland Köbi Kuhn

Man of the Match:
Switzerland Alexander Frei

Assistant referees:
Paraguay Amelio Andino
Paraguay Manuel Bernal
Fourth official:
Morocco Mohamed Guezzaz
Fifth official:
Algeria Brahim Djezzar

Togo vs France[edit]

23 June 2006
21:00
Togo  0 – 2  France
(Report) Vieira Goal 55'
Henry Goal 61'
FIFA WM Stadion Köln, Cologne
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Jorge Larrionda (Uruguay)
Togo
TOGO:
GK 16 Kossi Agassa
RB 5 Massamasso Tchangai
CB 3 Jean-Paul Abalo (c)
CB 2 Daré Nibombé
LB 13 Richmond Forson
DM 6 Yao Aziawonou Booked 38'
RM 18 Yao Junior Sènaya
CM 7 Moustapha Salifou Booked 88'
LM 10 Mamam Cherif Touré Booked 44' Substituted off 59'
CF 4 Emmanuel Adebayor Substituted off 75'
CF 17 Mohamed Kader
Substitutions:
MF 14 Adékambi Olufadé Substituted in 59'
MF 9 Thomas Dossevi Substituted in 75'
Manager:
Germany Otto Pfister
Togo-France line-up.svg
France
FRANCE:
GK 16 Fabien Barthez
RB 19 Willy Sagnol
CB 15 Lilian Thuram
CB 5 William Gallas
LB 13 Mikaël Silvestre
DM 4 Patrick Vieira (c) Substituted off 81'
DM 6 Claude Makélélé Booked 30'
RM 22 Franck Ribéry Substituted off 77'
LM 7 Florent Malouda Substituted off 74'
CF 20 David Trezeguet
CF 12 Thierry Henry
Substitutions:
FW 11 Sylvain Wiltord Substituted in 74'
FW 9 Sidney Govou Substituted in 77'
MF 18 Alou Diarra Substituted in 81'
Manager:
France Raymond Domenech

Man of the Match:
France Patrick Vieira

Assistant referees:
Uruguay Wálter Rial
Uruguay Pablo Fandino
Fourth official:
Chile Carlos Chandia
Fifth official:
Chile Rodrigo González

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Confusion over Pfister comeback". BBC News. 12 June 2006.  Disputes over the Togo players' pay bonuses caused Pfister to walk out after Togo's first match, but he returned before their second match.
  2. ^ Akoto have not played for Admira Wacker since the end of 2005 due to a contract dispute, and spent the run up to the tournament training with Austrian club Schwechat.
  3. ^ Franck Atsou replaced Karim Guede