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FIFA WCQ: Ghana Embassy in SA Deny Homicide Rumours

The Ghana High Commission in South Africa has denied reports that a Ghanaian was stabbed to death following last Sunday’s 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier between the two nations.

Speculations  were rife in the the media space that a Ghanaian was killed in South Africa after the game which Black Stars won 1-0 courtesy an Andre Ayew 33rd minute penalty.

However, a statement from the Ghana consolate in Pretoria said thorough investigation had been conducted and the outcome suggested that the news was fake.

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It added that Ghanaians in South Africa should go about their daily activities without fear.

“They should act with circumspect by avoiding unnecessary arguments as well. In areas where sentiments and tensions are high They should contact the mission at any time when they feel their lives are in danger,” the statement read.

The South Africa Football Association (SAFA) on Wednesday lodged a protest with FIFA, claiming that the match was manipulated.

The World Football governing have since written to the Ghana FA, asking for a comments before opening investigation into the allegations.

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