FIFA Breaks The Silence On Controversial Ghana vs SA Game: Bafana Fans Will Love This
After all, has been said about the match that was to decide who will advance from Group G to the play-offs, it seems Ghanaians will have to put their celebrations on hold since the Federation of International Football has confirmed on Tuesday that they have launched investigations to determine what really transported on Sunday, it has now been confirmed that FIFA are have started with their digging to get to the bottom of everything.
According to media reports in Ghana, FIFA confirmed that the South African Football Association has lodged a formal complaint against the Senegalese referee Maguette Ndiaye who awarded the Black Stars a Dubious Penalty That helped them beat Bafana Bafana to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers play-offs
“FIFA has opened an investigation into Ghana’s World Cup qualifier against Bafana Bafana on Sunday after the South Africa Football Federation (SAFA) lodged a complaint against the referee of the match played at the Cape Coast Stadium, Ghanasoccernet.com can reveal. The world governing body opened a review into the 2022 World Cup match on Monday after SAFA called for the conduct of the match official referee Maguette Ndiaye to be investigated over a first-half penalty it awarded the Black Stars during the match,” the publication reports.
South African players were in tears after they felt they were given a taw deal by the referee, especially the young Rushine De Reuck who is the one who was nearer Daniel Amartey when he literally took a dive inside the box to convince the referee to point to the spot.
Hugo Broos and his men went to that game needing just a draw to advance to the next round of qualifiers, they were on top of the Group and had never lost a single game throughout the qualifiers, the loss against Ghana was the first one and the only one that mattered the most since it meant the end of the road for them.
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