Three people were killed and dozens injured in traffic accidents in the city of Conakry, during the celebrations of fans of the Guinean national team following their victory over Gambia with a clean goal in the African Cup of Nations held in Ivory Coast, according to what a Guinean police source said.
Two cars traveling at high speed collided with each other, killing 3 people during the celebrations.
Conakry witnessed large celebrations, as its streets were filled with motorcycles and fans traveling in cars, during which dozens of people were injured, according to what the same source revealed.
🇬🇳📍 The streets of Conakry after the Syli National victory.
These people only live for their national team.❤️💛💚pic.twitter.com/JsculicQvF
— Joueurs_GN (@Joueurs_GN) January 19, 2024
Fans took to the streets after the end of the match held in Yamoussoukro against Gambia in the second round of Group C, as the victory put the Guinean team on the verge of qualifying for the second round of this continental competition.
Guinea tied with Cameroon 1-1 at the opening, knowing that it will face defending champion Senegal on Tuesday at the end of the group stage.