Fans of the Black Stars were left wailing for the inconsistency in the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in their first World Cup game against Portugal last Thursday.
Portugal were awarded a penalty after a tumble between Mohammed Salisu and Cristiano Ronaldo left the Portuguese sprawling to the ground.
Amusingly, the United States of America referee Ismail Elfat pointed to the spot for a penalty kick and refused to back his decision with a consultation from the VAR.
Ghana went on to lose the game 3-2 and this left a sour taste in the mouths of Ghanaians and fair-minded football fans across the world.
However, in the Black Stars second game against South Korea, Ghana got a call for its first goal courtesy the VAR.
After Mohammed Salisu put Ghana ahead in the first half, the VAR was consulted for a possible handball against Black Stars captain Andre ‘Dede’ Ayew.
But after that few tensed moments, the referee confirmed the goal much to the relief of all Ghanaians.Read Full Story