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Monday, 21 January 2019

Crowd trouble cuts short African Champions League match in Egypt

“Crowd trouble” resulted in a Group C African Champions League match held at the Ismailia Stadium to be abandoned on Friday, the BBC reports. Supporters of host team Ismaily, angered at decisions taken in the match with Tunisia’s Club Africain, threw objects onto the field, causing the referee to call off the match in extra time. The stadium will likely be one of the venues for the 2019 African Cup of Nations, which Egypt is hosting this summer, BBC notes.

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