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SAFA’s RESPONSE! after FIFA dismisses Ghana-Bafana Bafana rematch enchantment!

The South African Football Association (SAFA) have made issued a response upon discovering out that they their enchantment has been dismissed by FIFA.

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SAFA had lodged an enchantment to FIFA following the doubtful officiating Bafana Bafana skilled towards Ghana. 

Ghana beat Bafana Bafana with a doubtful penalty

Ghana beat Bafana Bafana courtesy of a transformed penalty that was awarded in doubtful circumstances within the Ghana Cape Coast. The penalty got here from a Ghanaian nook which noticed the ball discovering its means all the way in which to Daniel Amartey within the Bafana Bafana field. With simply the merest of touches on the shoulder from Mamelodi Sundowns defender Rushine de Reuck, the Leicester City utility participant went all the way down to the bottom in probably the most theatrical style conceivable, with Ndiaye pointing to the spot instantly. 

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with Andre Ayew, who was incomes his landmark a centesimal look for Ghana on the night time, stepping up because the captain, slotting the spot kick away, and sending Bafana Bafana captain Ronwen Williams the mistaken means within the course of. In the tip that purpose would show to be the decisive one because it despatched the house aspect to the play-off spherical of the World Cup Qualifiers and the guests residence.

SAFA appealed

SAFA CEO Teboho Motlanthe then vowed that they’ll combat the matter and search the intervention of bothFIFAand CAF for this matter.  They then adopted go well with with with FIFA accepting that they’d acquired SAFA’s official criticism, following an official press and public briefing held by the affiliation. 

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After just a few weeks of backwards and forwards between SAFA and the GFA FIFA has since come again with the choice to dismiss the enchantment and ensure the tip of the street for Bafana Bafana’s World Cup hopes. 

FIFA official confirms dismissal

“The protest lodged by South Africa has been declared inadmissible by the Disciplinary Committee as it did not meet the requirements foreseen under art46 of the FIFA Disciplinary Code and art. 14 of the Regulations of the Preliminary Competition of the FIFA World Cup 2022,”

“The decision is subject to appeal,” in line with a FIFA official.

SAFA’s response

Now SAFA have issued their response to the assertion by Motlanthe. 

“We have received the decision without details and we will request FIFA for the reason and consider our options|” Said Motlanthe

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