Ghana petition Federation Internationale de Football Association after controversial draw with Uganda

Uganda takes on Ghana Tomorrow

Ghana and Uganda drew 0-0 in Uganda on Saturday, hurting Ghana's chances of qualifying for the World Cup next year in Russian Federation.

Gyan, who says he is "furious" over the development is asking the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to formally protest the action of the referee.

Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan is apparently spearheading the fight for justice after South African referee Daniel Bennett denied the Black Stars a match victor against Uganda in 2018 World Cup qualifying on Saturday.

Dropping the two points sees the Black Stars on the brink of elimination in their quest to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation.

Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah has bestowed the armband on the Foxes star after injuries to regular skipper Asamoah Gyan and Christian Atsu, who had originally been lined up to deputise.

"How on earth can this goal be disallowed?"

For Ghana, a win will see them leapfrog Uganda in second with 8 points but their chances will depend on Egypt losing to Congo Brazzaville in Alexandria.

Ghana will play the Pharaohs of Egypt in their final round of the qualifiers in November.

Like Uganda, Ghana's chances of qualifying for the World Cup in Russian Federation awaits the result between Egypt and Congo who meet later on Sunday.

The GFA says it is questioning the disallowed 93rd-minute goal and penalty, as well as other decisions by the officials.

"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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