Referee Ismail Elfath’s questionable penalty ruling made in favor of Portugal, has ignited an appeal for a formal review into the character of the FIFA officiator for his unsatisfactory standard of decision making.
As numerous Ghanaians and football fans across the globe, including EPL referee Mike Dean, believe, the penalty ought to have been called, they additionally agree that Alidu Seidu’s yellow card was a rushed decision.
Referee Ismail Elfath’s officiating skills were seriously abysmal, seeing as his decision making steps were all basically unwarranted, hence, debilitating the Black Stars’ propensity to fairly contend with the Portuguese. Referee Ismail Elfath declined to consult the VAR as players encouraged him to reevaluate his judgment.
FIFA ought to assess Ismail Elfath’s professional capacity. FIFA has throughout the years, devoted a tremendous amount of time and resources into ensuring that the World Cup is stringently free of unprofessional tendencies on the part of its officials, and as such, Ghana, as well as other concerned supporters, entreat the board of FIFA to carefully examine the ethical standards of referee Ismail Elfath, given his appalling method of officiating.
Furthermore, VAR referees ought to likewise be suspended for neglecting to properly execute their job.
Amid the current spree of protest endeavors taken in advance by football fans on behalf of the Black Stars, take a gander at the range of comments and reactions flooding in from vexed supporters of the Black Stars….