Asamoah Gyan expresses fury at Ghana's disallowed goal, urges all to protest

Asamoah Gyan expresses fury at Ghana's disallowed goal, urges all to protest

It cost Ghana a vital three points and effectively ended their chances of securing a place at the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation.

The Ghana federation says it wants FIFA to "examine" the performances of Bennett and his assistant referees in its match.

The goalless draw between Ghana and Uganda gave Group E leaders Egypt a golden chance to qualify for the 2018 World Cup finals in Russian Federation with a match to spare.

Only the five group winners will qualify for Russian Federation 2018 from Africa.

Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah has bestowed the armband on the Foxes star after injuries to regular skipper Asamoah Gyan and Christian Atsu, who had originally been lined up to deputise.




The protest letter pointed out that these and several other decisions by the match officials left the GFA with no option than to ask Federation Internationale de Football Association to examine their performances.

If FIFA accept Ghana's request, it may have ramifications for Egypt as a Uganda win will mean that Egypt cannot secure qualification against Congo and will have to do the business away at Ghana in November.

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.

The Black Stars had two goals disallowed for offside in either half with the last gasp goal appearing legit and also had an appeal for a penalty turned down when Frank Acheampong went down under challenge by Nicholas Wadada.

The Black Stars - third in Group E going into the match in Kampala - needed a win to keep their hopes alive of making the finals in Russian Federation.

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