Tottenham Hotspur Emmanuel Adebayor is on a warpath his family after accusing him of neglecting them.
The Togo captain is alleged to have ejected his mother madam Alice Adebayor from the US$ 1.5million he bought for the family.
It is reported that the former Arsenal man split with his relatives because they were doing rituals against him.
“For the past six years Adebayor has rejected his mother and his immediate family whilst doing charity outside on the premise that our mother is a witch,” Adebayor’s cousin Margaret told Accra-based Peace FM.
“We have been thinking of his future as a footballer and did not want this issue out in the media but it is becoming too much.
“Could you believe Adebayor ordered his machomen to sack our mother and his own mother from a house he built in Togo claiming she is a witch?
“As we speak our mother lives in an apartment rented by our junior brother, Kola Adebayor, who currently lives in Germany.
“My mother weeps bitterly about the issue every day. Anytime his mother or any of us (his close relatives) call and he realizes, he will quickly cut the call.
Margaret added: “I personally supervised the building of his house in Trassaco and he gave us an apartment in the house. But all of a sudden he changed his attitude towards us, one afternoon his machomen came to drive us away from the house.”
But in a rebuttal, Adebayor denied the allegations although he admitted his relationship with his family has been severed.
“Ask my sister Margaret whether I did not build them a house in East Legon, and what happened to it? I bought my younger sister Lucia a car worth $35,000, where is it?” Ade explained.
“If they want the issue resolved they should stop spreading the news and let’s meet to resolve it but they aren’t willing to do so.” Adebayor added
Togo coach admits Ghana class
Togo were outclassed by a better team as Ghana won 3-1, according to Tchakala Tchanile.
The Sparrow Hawks coach presided over a poor show in Ghana’s northern city of Tamale as the Black Stars booked a ticket to the next African Cup.
A goal from Floyd Ayite was not enough to stem the flurry of attacks that culminated in strikes from Abdul Majeed Waris, Mubarak Wakaso and Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu.
“Ghana was one team, they played compact and all of them try to fight together,” Tchanile said after the game.
“You could see from the first half they wanted to win and I think all the eleven players on the field worked hard for the team to win.”
Togo therefore miss out on the competition after making it to the 2013 edition but for Ghana it is yet another Afcon after making every edition in the past eight years.