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CAF Disciplinary Board Media Release

Jan 25, 2022

TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations: Cote d’Ivoire v Algeria

In their report, the match officials reported that at the end of the match, the pitch was invaded by around 40 supporters, mainly from the East stand. 

The report noted that the numbers of security stewards was insufficient to control the commotion triggered by an Algerian supporter who invaded the pitch. 

CAF Disciplinary Board decision: 

·       To issue a warning to Cameroonian Football Federation for the lack of security during the said match and stern reminder to strictly comply with the safety regulations. 

·       To impose a fine of 5,000 USD on the Algerian Football Federation for the invasion of the pitch triggered by their supporter.

·       To impose a fine of 10,000 USD on Ivorian Football Federation for the invasion of the field by their supporters, of which 5,000 is suspended provided that such an incident does not recur during the tournament.