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South Africa Football Association's Protest Against Black Stars On Match Fixing Quashed By FIFA.

The Black Stars of Ghana were in the same group with South Africa, Zimbabwe and Ethiopia. Out of these teams, one could tell the likely team to progress was Ghana or South Africa. One of these two teams was obviously going to progress to the next stage. One had to rise with the other falling but none of them wanted to be the falling team.

Luckily for both teams, their fate was in their own hands as they had to play against each other on the 14th of November this year. The match was a very tough match which yielded only one goal in favor of the Black Stars of Ghana. This goal came as a result of a controversial penalty which got many South Africans angry.

They claim there was a touch but it was very soft and therefore, the referee shouldn't have given Ghanaians the penalty. This got them heated as they directed shots towards the referee.

The South Football Association was thinking there was something which went on behind the scenes. They were thinking some match fixing went on and therefore decided to protest against the Black Stars.

They were expecting the match to be replayed at a neutral venue so they wouldn't be "cheated". I doubt there was even a cheat in the first place. This is literally 3 weeks after the incident but guess what? I bring good news to Ghanaians.

According to Gary Al-Smith, FIFA has notified the Ghana Football Association that South Africa Football Association's protest on alleged match fixing has been quashed. He added that the official statement from the FIFA will soon arrive.

This means there will be no replay of the World Cup qualifier between them. Ghana is therefore through to playoffs and is expecting to win the matches coming their way.

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