As the debate concerning the penalty that was given to Ghana during the World Cup qualifier match with South Africa keeps going on, we have chanced upon a throwback video of how a South African referee denied Ghana qualification to the 2018 World Cup.


During the 2018 World Qualifiers, Ghana played Uganda with the match officiated by a South African referee with the name Daniel Bennett.

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The match was also a decider and for Ghana to qualify, they had to defeat Uganda. During the dying embers of the game, this South African referee shocked the world by ruling a clean goal scored by Ghanaian defender, Daniel Amartey. According to the referee and his linesmen, the player was in an offside position, however, video pieces of evidence proved otherwise.

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Immediately after the match, the Ghana Football Association protested to FIFA, however, it yielded no fruitful result.

Some may call it karma, as South Africans are protesting to FIFA demanding a replay with Ghana after an equally similar controversial decision, was made against them.

Watch the video below;



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