Coach Sefa mentioned this whereas talking in regards to the controversial penalty awarded by referee Amadu Ibrahim throughout Asante Kotoko’s FA Cup defeat to Aduana FC on Sunday.
“The referees our destroying our recreation, how are you going to take such a penalty in opposition to Kotoko? It was by no means a penalty,” he mentioned in his evaluation, as quoted by Ghanaweb.
In the meantime, the Communications Director of the Ghana Soccer Affiliation (GFA) has refuted claims that referees are intentionally dishonest Kotoko.
Henry Asante Twum mentioned, though the performances of some referees haven’t be as much as activity, the GFA has by no means been concerned in any manipulation.
His feedback had been on the again of allegations by some Kotoko followers, who imagine referees within the Ghana Premier League have persistently been unfair to their membership.
Some weeks in the past, a bit of the followers made a visit all the way down to the deity Antoa to curse any referee who would try and cheat the Porcupine Warriors.
Nevertheless, reacting to this, Asante Twum mentioned cursing referees was not the way in which to go even when the followers need honest officiating.
“I’m unsure cursing referees is one of the best ways to go, we will’t enhance officiating by cursing referees. If that’s the answer then Ghana would have cursed the centre referee who officiated the World Cup recreation between Ghana and Portugal,” he informed Akoma FM, as quoted by 3 Sports activities.
“No referee will intentionally resolve to cheat Kotoko, I report the referee’s efficiency to the evaluation committee and the referee’s supervisor after video games that I watched.
“There are conditions the place everyone knows the referee’s efficiency just isn’t on the degree we wish it to be however for somebody to assume that the FA manipulates referees to cheat a specific staff is unlucky, and there’s nothing like that.”
Kotoko are presently third within the Ghana Premier League however have exited the FA Cup after shedding to Aduana FC.