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Germans lose women's football team

German police are hunting the entire women's football squad from Cameroon and two players from Togo after they checked into the hotel for an international competition - and then vanished.

Police say that the visas that had been issued to the women to attend the Discover Football 2011 competition were only valid until Monday and although the rest of the teams had now left Germany the Cameroon team and the two players from Togo had outstayed their welcome.

A police spokesman said: "They are now illegally here and that is a criminal offence for which they are being sought."

German Herald





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