Friendly Match Between Cote D’Ivore And Senegal Abandoned After Fans Invaded Pitch

A friendly match between Ivory Coast and Senegal was abandoned when fans invaded the pitch in Paris.

The sides were level at 1-1 on 88 minutes when a handful of fans broke onto the pitch, with one appearing to rugby tackle Senegal’s Lamine Gassama.

Players ran from the pitch and referee Tony Chapron opted to end the fixture.

Herve Penot, reporter for French sports newspaper L’Equipe, told the BBC’s Newsday programme that he saw the chaos coming early on