As the FA president Augustine Senghore insists his committee members are going nowhere, plead for no severe sanctions from CAF and claimed the act was premeditated by some people who are against their development plans.
Reports monitored in the Senegalese media indicates that Senegalese President Macky Sall and FA president Augustine Senghore have both rubbished the behavior of the Senegalese fans in their return leg tie against Ivory Coast last weekend.
Reports states that Senegal president Macky Sall has apologized to the international football community for the unruly behavior of local supporters at the Leopold Senghor Stadium in Dakar on Saturday during the return leg of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations final qualifying round between Senegal and Ivory Coast.
The president said what happened was regrettable and has promised to open a speedy investigation.
“Investigations will be opened very soon and I would like to call on all Senegalese to desist from such acts of violence in the future. Saturday’s events might cause us severe sanctions from CAF,”
With the interventions of Macky Sall and a call for clemency from the FA president Augustine Senghore, should CAF consider imposing a lighter sanction on Senegal or they still deserve a severe punishment.
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