African Nations Cup

Senegal official quits over riot

October 18, 2012
By ESPN staff
Senegalese Football Federation vice-president Louis Lamotte has resigned over the rioting which forced a 2013 African Nations Cup qualifier against Ivory Coast to be abandoned.

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