Missile throwing fans force Senegal - Ivory Coast AfCoN qualifying game to be delayed

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Cote d'Ivoire 3-1 Senegal: Drogba and company ease past Senegal
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Cote d'Ivoire 3-1 Senegal: Drogba and company ease past Senegal

The crucial 2013 African Cup of Nations qualifier between Senegal and Ivory Coast has been stopped temporarily after rampaging fans began throwing missiles onto the pitch to register their protest over a goal.

The match officials have been moved from the pitch as security officials try to protect Ivory Coast supporters, who came under severe attack in the stadium.

The stands are currently empty, but the players and security are still on the field of play and are unsure of the fate of the game.

The match had entered into the dying minutes with Ivory Coast leading 2-0 courtesy of a Didier Drogba double

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