🇬🇭 Gyan sides with South Africa on dubious penalty

🇬🇭 Gyan sides with South Africa on dubious penalty

You can bet thousands of Ghanaians are fuming at Asamoah Gyan right now.

The former Black Stars striker believes Ghana did not deserve the dubious penalty that helped them eliminate South Africa in the FIFA 2022 World Cup qualifiers.

As Futaa reported a fortnight ago, South Africa World Cup dreams ended when the questionable winning penalty uncovered claims of match-fixing after referee Moguetta Ndiaye’s work on the night.

According to Gyan, SA were done wrong.

"I think the incident was a bit casual," he told Asempa FM as per Ghana Sports Online.

"There weren't many cameras on the day to give us different angles, unlike what we see in other league matches elsewhere.

"From where I sat and how I saw it, the infringement was debatable. I think Daniel Amartey went down too easily.

"This is my thought based on where I sat and how I saw things. However, the referee was closer to the spot and probably had a better view of the situation.

"Remember, also, that the tempo of the game was also high and that could have influenced the referee's decision to award the spot-kick to Ghana," he concluded.

Meanwhile, FIFA is doing an investigation after SA opened a case of match-fixing.

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