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Ghana FA lodges FIFA protests over referee in World Cup qualifier in Uganda

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has lodged a protest with FIFA over the performance of referee Daniel Bennett and his assistants Eldrick Adelaide and Steve Marie during the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Uganda on Saturday.

The GFA filed the protest to football’s world governing body, FIFA, immediately after the match at the Mandela National Stadium in Kampala.

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Sweden lose to Ghana as Malmo FF midfielder Kingsley Sarfo makes Ghana debut

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Ghanaian youngster Rodney Antwi hits brace for Volendam in Dutch lower-tier league

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