Mali security chiefs after violence

April 1, 2005
BAMAKO, April 1 (Reuters) - Mali's President Amadou Toumani Toure has sacked his three police chiefs following riots which caused Sunday's World Cup qualifier with Togo to be abandoned, a statement from his office said on Friday.

The match was abandoned in the final minute after crowds stormed the pitch when home side Mali conceded a late goal which put Togo 2-1 ahead. Defeat for Mali would have effectively ended their slim hopes of qualifying for next year's World Cup finals and FIFA ...

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