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France to deploy 2,500 policemen in Champs-Elysées for African Cup


Zubair Yaqoob
The author has diversified experience in investigative journalism. He is Chief content editor at

The French authorities have taken a number of security measures to impose them in Champs-Elysées and surrounding areas on Friday, on the occasion of the African Cup of Nations finals, which will bring together the Algerian and Senegalese teams in Cairo.

According to the French newspaper Le Figaro, authorities will deploy 2,500 policemen in the Champs-Elysées and surrounding areas, as well as the popular neighborhoods of the French capital, to avoid clashes between the Goliaths.

Paris and Marseille are home to large communities of Algerian origin, and football celebrations are occasionally a source of tensions.

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