Eritrean footballers escape secretive state during tournament

Recurring issue: a newspaper in Kampala carries a report on Eritrean footballers who disappeared from a hotel they were staying in the Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations in 2012. Photograph: Isaac Kasamani/AFP/Getty Five members of Eritrea’s under-20s football team have disappeared in Uganda, making them the latest of dozens of football players who have used tournaments abroad to escape the secretive dictatorship.