AFCON 2019: French Police Detain 43 During Clashes After Algerian Football Victory

French police detained 43 people in clashes that erupted during mass celebrations of the Algerian national football team’s victory in the quarterfinal of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said on Friday.

On Thursday, Algeria played against the national team of Cote d’Ivoire. After a 1-1 draw in the final half, Algeria won the penalty…

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