Date: 25th March 2007 at 11:55pm
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Arsenal striker Emmanuel Adebayor has been axed from from the Togolese national team following a dispute regarding match bonuses.

The bombshell came only hours after Ade revealed he was considering his international future after he received a death threat prior to his team’s match with Sierra Leone.

Manu said, ‘Before the match, I received threats to my life warning me to play the match or else. Thank God I scored two goals in this qualifying match against Sierra Leone. I do not know what would have happened to me if I had not scored those goals.’

‘I am only trying to put certain things right and correct a few mistakes in Togolese football but it appears some people do not like it,’

Despite netting twice the bonus dispute continued and now the leggy striker has been dropped.

Adebayor and two other players were axed ‘after analysis of indisciplined behaviour shown by the players before and after the match Togo-Sierra Leone’ offical scources revealed.

FTF manager Zep Kuete told national radio ‘These players made indecent remarks concerning the FTF management.’