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Safa hits back at Ghana FA for 'distasteful' statement

The Black Stars versus South Africa adventure seethes on after the disputable match between the two groups 

Safa has responded to the Ghana Football Associations charges that South Africas football body has been spreading lies that Bafana were gravely treated when they ventured out to Cape Coast for Sundays 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifier. 

The GFA distributed a scorching assertion on Thursday blaming Safa for taking care of the media with wrong data concerning what happened in the visit which finished with South Africa losing 1-0 to the Black Stars to withdraw from the running for Qatar 2022. Bafana Bafan name squad for AFCON - Daily Active

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Ghanas football overseeing body affirmed that Safa guaranteed Bafana went for nine hours from Accra to Cape Coast, yet the South Africans deny truly saying as much. 

The Safa position has never been nine hours. The mentor said it was three hours, in addition to two hours which we can't fault Ghana for it is their movement rules, Safa CEO Tebogo Motlanthe said according to Sowetan Live. 

Yet, we are additionally saying how about we let the Fifa interaction occur, and we will regard the choice. We track down the GFA's assertion grievous and offensive since it is loaded with errors. We didn't present any grievance to the Ghana FA about our treatment in Ghana. RECAP | Bafana Bafana's 2022 World Cup dream ends as Ghana triumph 1-0 |  Sport

Prior in the day, the GFA had additionally blamed Safa for misleading the public that ballboys were associated with postponing strategies that supported Ghanas win. 

It was, nonetheless, Bafana commander Ronwen Williams who guaranteed that the ball retrievers were deferring play. 

Of course, the authority handle additionally tweeted during the match that the SA group was being scared, attacked, and looted in Cape Coast, the GFA said in an assertion. 

Despite the fact that we accept that it is inside Safas right to require an examination, in the event that they feel that specific elements added to their misfortune, we wish to express that the way and way lies and charges have been tossed into the public space has been truly flippant prompting injury and savagery .2022 World Cup qualifiers: 'Clueless' Black Stars suffer defeat to Bafana  Bafana in South Africa – Dailymailgh

These charges from Safa are only an arranged plan and a determined endeavor to move center from the loss, redirect consideration from their inability to meet all requirements for the end of the season games and shamefully mark the well deserved triumph of the Black Stars. 

Is it not miserable that even honest ball young men [ball retrievers] were not saved in the charges? 

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The GFA approach Safa to mindfully acknowledge rout and recognize the Black Stars' accomplishment on the field, for this isn't whenever Ghana first has crushed SA and this won't be the last time. Truth be told, each South African knows the family of the Black Stars in football, an explanation the group has a great deal of continuing in SA. 

After Ghanas win got through a dubious punishment granted by arbitrator Maguette Ndiaye, Fifa said they are investigating the matter after Safa held up an objection with the world football overseeing body.

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