Referee Ismail Elfath In Trouble As Calls for Investigations Heightens After Poor Officiating In Ghana-Portugal Game

Referee Ismail Elfath In Trouble As Calls for Investigations Heightens After Poor Officiating In Ghana-Portugal Game

Referee Ismail Elfath turned the centre of attraction with a few of his selections within the Ghana – Portugal Group H fixture at the continuing World Cup.

The Moroccan-American awarded a penalty after he adjudged a challenge by Mohammed Salisu within the penalty field against Cristiano Ronaldo as a foul.

The former Man United star subsequently transformed the kick to give his facet the lead within the game that took place on November 24.

Most pundits have since pointed to the fact that there was no contact between Salisu and Ronaldo and that the referee had to additionally refer to the Video Assistant Referee, VAR, which he didn’t.

The match ended 3 – 2 in favour of Portugal however the verdict on social media has been stern on FIFA and the referee.

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