African Nations Cup qualifying

Fan violence leads to abandoned game

October 13, 2012
By news services
The African Nations Cup qualifier between Senegal and Ivory Coast in Dakar was abandoned Saturday amid chaotic scenes with home fans rioting as their team faced missing January's finals in South Africa.

The game turned violent after Didier Drogba scored his second goal on a penalty kick for Ivory Coast in the 70th minute. That made the second-leg match 2-0 and 6-2 on aggregate.

Play was temporarily halted in the 65th minute when a fan charged the field at Leopold Sedar Senghor ...

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