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ASKO FC wins fifth league title in Togo as 2019/2020 season is abandoned

Published on: 27 May 2020

Association Sportive de la Kozah Football Club (ASKO Kara FC) have been declared champions of the Togo national championship following the abandonment of the 2019/2020 season.

The Togolese elite division has been on suspension since 16 March 2020 over the growing concerns of the global pandemic novel coronavirus.

On Monday, 26 May 2020 the executive committee of the Togolese Football Federation in consultations with the clubs decided to end the first-tier and second-tier leagues with immediate effect.

At the time of the suspension of the championship, ASKO Kara were topping the league standings with 39 points from 20 matches with just six games to end the season.

ASKO Kara were leading second placed Unisport with a 6-point gap.

ASKO Kara win the top division title for the fifth time in history as they previously won in 1988, 1989, 1996 and the 2006/2007 seasons.

In effect there will be no demotions in the top-flight.

The Togo national championship for next season will have 16 teams instead of 14 since two teams will be promoted from the second-tier to join the top-flight.

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