May 20, 2000 The referee is attacked as he returns to his hotel and police use teargas to clear the vicinity of the stadium after Malawi are beaten in a controversial penalty shoot-out against Angola in the Cosafa Castle Cup.
June 18 A World Cup qualifier between Libya and Cameroon in Tripoli is held up for 20 minutes as police clear rioting home fans frustrated by their team’s 3-0 defeat.
July 9 Thirteen die in a stampede in Zimbabwe following a World Cup qualifier with South Africa. Police later admit to deliberately firing teargas towards the stadium exits as people flee the stands.
October 6 Teargas is fired to quell a rioting crowd in Accra watching a match between Ghana and Zimbabwe.
November 25 The Final of the African women’s championship between South Africa and Nigeria at Vosloorus, near Johannesburg, is halted after 75 minutes when fans throw rocks on to the pitch and refuse to allow the game to continue.
December 1 Fans invade the pitch after JS Kabylie of Algeria win the CAF Cup in Algiers and attack players from the opposing Ismaili club of Egypt. Clothing and football kit is also stolen in the melee.
December 17 The African Champions League Final in Accra between Hearts of Oak and Esperance of Tunisia is halted for20 minutes after teargas wafts across the stadium and also into the VIP box.
March 24, 2001 Teargas is fired into the rioting crowd after Botswana lose to Malawi in the Cosafa Castle Cup.
April 11 Forty-three people die in a crush at Ellis Park, Johannesburg, as too many spectators try to get into an important League match.
April 15 Rioting stops a Champions League match between Highlanders of Zimbabwe and Tanzania’s Young Africans. Highlanders are expelled from the competition.
April 29 Ten are killed in a stampede at Stade Kenya in Lubumbashi, DR Congo, after police fire teargas to quell a riot.
May 6 Fighting among fans at an ASEC Abidjan- Africa Sports game in Ivory Coast claims one life and leaves almost 40 injured.
May 9 123 die during a stampede at the National Sports stadium in Accra, Ghana.

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