15 Th1 2022 | 04:26 | Football
The incident happened again at CAN 2021, this time in a 1-1 draw between Gabon and Ghana in the second round of Group C on the morning of January 15 (Hanoi time).
Clashes in Africa Cup of Nations Conflict broke out after the situation when the Gabon team refused to return the ball and equalized 1-1 in the match against Ghana in the second match of the group stage of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.
In the 88th minute, when the score was 1-0 in favor of Ghana, Jim Allevinah received the ball from his teammates and then shot an accurate diagonal shot to help Gabon equalize 1-1, thereby gaining an important point in the race to win. tickets to the knockout round in Group C
After the match, the Ghanaian player could not keep his composure. The opener for Ghana, Andre Ayew was just waiting for the final whistle to run into the field.
While the referee was showing a yellow card to warn the Ghanaian players for their reaction, a scuffle broke out. Benjamin Tetteh punched a Gabon player in the face during an argument. This situation caused the player born in 1997 to receive a red card.
The cause of the incident came from the situation that took place in the 88th minute. After seeing a teammate in pain, Baba Rahman took the initiative to kick the ball out.
However, Gabon did not return the ball in the latter situation. Coach Patrice Neveu’s army immediately organized an attack and collected the equalizer. Gabon’s goal is completely legal but goes against the spirit of fair play in king sport.
Striker Kamaldeen Sulemana reacted strongly to the Gabon coach, but only received a cold attitude from this strategist.
The controversial goal helped Gabon win 1 point, thereby continuing to rank 2nd in Group C. This is the position that helps them win the right to directly enter the knockout round of CAN 2021. Meanwhile, Ghana is pushed into a difficult position. . Ayew and his teammates only got 1 point, ranked 3rd in the group. Coach Milovan Rajevac’s army also lost midfielder Tetteh in the last match because of a red card.
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