Ghana lodge complaint to Federation Internationale de Football Association after they were denied 'perfect goal'

Uganda takes on Ghana Tomorrow

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The atmosphere in Ghana now is a tensed one as many football-loving Ghanaians are feeling a sense of loss and disappointment over Ghana's failed chance at qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation.

Ghana Football Association said it had written to FIFA about the performance of South African referee Daniel Bennett and his assistants, Eldrick Adelaide and Steve Marie, both of the Seychelles.

Luckily, Raphael Dwamena scored in the fourth minute of injury time.

Ghana was emboldened by FIFA's unprecedented decision last month to order a South Africa-Senegal qualifier from 2016 to be replaced because of match-fixing by the referee.

"Referee Daniel Bennett just told the Ghana team why he disallowed the goal".


The four time African champions had nearly a new team for the game after the likes Captain Asamoah Gyan, Jonathan Mensah, Harrison Afful, Christian Atsu, Thomas Agyepong, John Boye and Afriyie Acquah all pulled out through injury while the Ayew brothers were not considered.

The GFA were furious with the conduct of the officials and said television replays had shown it was a "perfect goal". "The referee also denied Ghana a penalty earlier in the second-half when Ghana midfielder Frank Acheampong was brought down in the box", stated the protest that URN has seen.

Like Uganda, Ghana's chances of qualifying for the World Cup in Russian Federation awaits the result between Egypt and Congo who meet later on Sunday.

The draw leaves Uganda on eight points, one behind Egypt, and two clear of Ghana, and they have their work cut out to become East Africa's first-ever representatives at the World Cup.

With that number, with one party remaining, Egypt has been confirmed to be the group victor and secure a ticket to the 2018 World Cup finals.

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