African Nations Cup

Riot hits Nations Cup qualifier

October 14, 2012
By ESPN staff
The deciding African Nations Cup qualifier between Senegal and Ivory Coast in Dakar had to be abandoned amid chaotic scenes with home fans rioting as their team faced missing January's finals in South Africa.

Play had already been temporarily halted once in the 65th minute when a fan ran onto the pitch and almost reached Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba before being wrestled to the ground and escorted off the field.

Leading 4-2 from the first leg last month, the Ivorians were ...

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