FIFA Rejects Ghana’s Request To Replay 2018 World Cup Qualifier Against Uganda

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FIFA has said it will not act on Ghana’s complaint about refereeing, in a 2018 World Cup qualifying match at Uganda last weekend.

The Ghana federation called for the 0-0 draw to be replayed and also protested about South African referee Daniel Bennett and his assistants from Seychelles.

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The Black Stars’ failure to win, meant Egypt clinched the sole ticket from the group, after they beat Republic of Congo 2-1 the next day.

FIFA says “no proceedings will be opened around the World Cup qualifier match Uganda vs. Ghana.”

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Ghana believed two goals were disallowed for incorrect offside decisions. Replays also suggested a stoppage-time goal should have counted.

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