The President of the South Africa Football Association Danny Jordaan has claim there were going to be major socio-economic problems for Ghana’s President Akufo-Addo had the Black lost Sunday’s 2022 World Cup qualifier.
Ghana defeated the Bafana Bafana 1-0, thanks to Andre Ayew’s 33rd penalty to book a place in the playoffs in the African qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup.
South Africa after the defeat, have made wild allegation about the penalty after filing a complaint to Fifa to investigate the game, also calling for a replay.
At a press conference Wednesday afternoon, Jordaan said: “This match was a very decisive match, where Ghana only had one option to win.
“If Ghana loses this match, there will be major socio-economic problems even for the president of the country.
“There were also other numerous reports stating that Ghana would receive two penalties or at the very least one.
“Then also that this is a must-win match for Ghana, now these things could be just patriotic reporting but we have also asked this to be investigated.
“As we know this was an extremely decisive match and anything other than a win would be enough for Ghana to qualify.
“So we are asking FIFA to investigate all of these things for the integrity of the competition.”
Ghana will play in the playoffs in August next year.