Federation Internationale of Football Association (FIFA) have announced on Wednesday that World Cup qualifier between South Africa and Senegal ,played in November 2016,will be replayed in November 2017.
Bafana won the match 2-1 thanks to the controversial penalty in question by Thulani Hlatshwayo, and Thulani Serero.
Cheikh Ndoye scored a consolation goal for the visitors.
The decision to replay the match follows the confirmation from the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to uphold the lifetime ban of match referee, Joseph Lamptey, for “match manipulation”
The match will be replayed within the November 2017 international window, with the exact date still to be confirmed.
WATCH: ‘Handball’ incident that led to Bafana replay
Here's "match manipulation" from South Africa v Senegal that means game will be replayed and ref banned handball 🤔 pic.twitter.com/GFMUAbxoXm
— Mark Langdon (@marklangdon) September 6, 2017
This is the ‘handball’ that led to Joseph Lamptey being banned, and South Africa v Senegal being replayed. ‘Match manipulation’ FIFA say. pic.twitter.com/4o7oxzdAl6
— Joe Crann (@YesWeCrann) September 6, 2017