On Sunday February 6, 2022, on the Champs-Élysées in Paris, Senegal supporters flocked after the penalty shootout that led their team to victory at the Africa Cup of Nations. A jubilation quickly dulled by the intervention of the police and clashes.
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Tear gas fired in Paris and Saint-Denis
The evening ended in tears after police fired tear gas to dislodge Senegal supporters. For the first time in the history of the competition, the Lions won the AFCON.
But the joy gave way to clashes during the evening. On the videos published by journalists Remy Buisine and Clément Lanot, the police use tear gas as supporters target them with firework mortars. Read More: Bit Bet Games
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