The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has written a petition to FIFA following the match played against Portugal on24th November 2022, Qatar world cup group stage competition.
The Ghana football Association petition is based on key decisions taken by the Moroccan, America based referee Ismail Elfath including the penalty rewarded to the Portuguese national team which has been a talk of the day.
Referee Ismail in the 62minute of play with goal less in the game reward a very controversial penalty to Christiano Ronaldo for the challenge by Black Stars defender Salisu Mohammed. This has made football lovers and football Analysts say Referee Ismail should have consult the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) first before concluding to the penalty rewarding decision.
However, the Ghana Football Association has petition FIFA to review the penalty and some of Ismail’s key decisions which has led to Black Stars lost in their first match in the World cup.
Ghanaians and the team are unhappy with the referee performance and are waiting for FIFA immediate response.
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