Emmanuel Adebayor has been removed from the Togo squad, after he reported late to camp.
The West Africans begin their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification campaign against Liberia on Sunday.
New coach Tom Saintfiet has decided to leave out Adebayor, Reims goalkeeper Kossi Agassa and Bastia’s Floyd Ayite, who all arrived late.
“I have no problem with the players as individuals,” Saintfiet told BBC Sport.
“It’s their choice not to come to the hotel, not to be part of the group, and that makes the choice for me very easy to say these players are now not able to be part of the national team.
“We ask only to be as one team together, to prepare us for these important game.”
Togo will play Ghana in a friendly on Monday and Saintfiet revealed that the three players have been missing for the past week.
He said: “Floyd Ayite and [Kossi] Agassa were only one time in training and Emmanuel [Adebayor] came twice, but for the rest of the time, I never saw him.
“So, I’m very sad about that because these three players were in my squad of 23, they are important players for the country and I was looking forward to working with them”.
Source: Daily Post