Ghana’s participation in the play-offs for 2022’s World Cup has been confirmed after FIFA denied South Africa’s protests against the Black Stars.
The world’s governing body for football rejected South Africa’s protest against Ghana for unfair officiating during the 1-0 defeat at the Cape Coast sports stadium on November 14, 2021.
“The protest lodged by South Africa has been declared inadmissible by the Disciplinary Committee as it did not meet the requirements foreseen under art. 46 of the FIFA Disciplinary Code and art. 14 of the Regulations of the Preliminary Competition of the FIFA World Cup 2022,” FIFA said in a statement to on Friday, December 03.
“The decision is subject to appeal.”
The Black Stars join nine other teams in the next round of play-offs, with five winners from the two-legged match getting into the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Ghana is now waiting for their opponents to play in their final match of qualifying to be drawn next year.