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Finally FIFA confirm decision on SAFA protest

SAFA CEO Tebogo Motlanthe confirmed that a formal complaint had been lodged right after the 1-0 loss to Black Stars at the Cape Coast Stadium on Sunday night.

The football held a press conference on Wednesday and detailed the complaint about the number of refereeing decisions by Senegalese referee Maguette N'Diaye.


Dear Sirs,

We refer to the abovementioned matter, and in particular to the protest filed by the South African Football Association on 15 November 2021 in connection with the match Ghana v. South Africa played on 14 November 2021 in the context of the Preliminary Competition for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, African Zone. The documents pertaining to the present protest are available

Furthermore, we wish to inform the South African Football Association as well as the Ghana Football Association that the above-mentioned protest will be submitted to a member of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee on 23 November 2021 for consideration and decision in accordance with art. 14 (9) of the Regulations FIFA World Cup 2022TM, Preliminary Competition as well as arts. 46 and 54 of the FIFA Disciplinary Code (FDC).

Yours sincerely,

Julien Deux

Head of Judicial Bodies (Adjudicatory)

The Problem with SAFA is that they treat this other countries well with pristigious treatments here at home fancy accommodation and food then in return they give them middle finger by letting them sleep with Rats in hotels, for instant how can you travel 120Km to the stadium where you are going play life time match of this caliber.

We will wait for confirmation of replay on the 23 November by FiFA disciplinary committee and ban the referees to participate in any of the football activities for life.

North Africans are entitled Africans. They are psychological bullies and that once worked for them. But now things are changing, and the southerners are strengthening their mental capacities in the game and it frustrates the northerners.

What the referee did was just a pile of unprofessionality. What he did is one thing that has contributed in southerners being not well represented in europe for many years.

To sabotage a national team and make it not to go to the world cup, is like sabotaging players of that country to showcase their talents on the biggest stage of football where their talents will be recognised.

Northerners are very imposing and jealous people. They hate others success and will make sure that the stage belongs to them alone. 

I wish fifa can rule in favor of bafana and the game be replayed. It's time we become honest with ourselves as Africans and play the game fair. 

In future to avoid this things I propose to introduce VAR in African I have been watching African soka for a while en teams are suffering either given false penalties like in this case as well as offside goals pls.

We shall wait until the 23rd of Nov. Ghana is guilty in my South African eyes & #FIFA must step up & be the organization they've always claimed to be.


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