As soon as once more, the Tunisian nationwide workforce had an appointment with controversial arbitrations within the African Cup of Nations, from which it was eradicated within the quarter-finals by the Burkina Faso workforce.
Defeat by a clear objective in yesterday's conflict would have gone unnoticed had it not been for the repeated errors of Botswana referee Joshua Bondo, who ‘broken' the Tunisian workforce, in keeping with the previous worldwide referee Jamal Al-Ghandour, arbitration skilled. on the “BN Sport” channels. Al-Ghandour refuted the arbitration circumstances wherein the referee “harmed” the “Carthage Eagles” and affected the end result of the match, particularly:
- In harm time of the match, Dango Ouattara scored the successful objective for his nation which took them by way of to the semi-finals, however replays confirmed the ball hit Ouattara's hand earlier than he doesn't rating the objective. Al-Ghandour says the objective ought to be disallowed as a result of in keeping with legislation when the ball touches the striker's hand after which he himself scores the objective, it's disallowed even when the contact was unintentional.
- One other controversial case got here within the 76th minute, when Tunisian striker Wahbi Khazri entered the Burkinabe penalty space, however the defender reached the ball earlier than Khazri and scattered it, however he hit Khazri exhausting. The Tunisian gamers demanded a penalty, and Moroccan mouse referee Radwan Gaid known as referee Bondo to assessment the display, however he insisted on his determination and refused to award Tunisia a penalty on the pretext that the defender was taking part in the ball first, however the referee Al-Ghandour insists that it's a penalty as a result of it's a reckless recreation, and he fouls the Burkinabe defender with a excessive foot after deflecting the ball.
- For the second time on this event, a match of the Tunisian workforce ends earlier than the scheduled time, and the primary was a refereeing scandal in its defeat in opposition to Mali, and the opposite yesterday, when the referee out of the blue determined to finish the sport 20 seconds earlier than the tip of added time, which referee Bondi himself estimated at 4 minutes.
Referee Al-Ghandour additionally referred to the expulsion of Dango, who hit Tunisian again Ali Maaloul together with his elbow right into a joint ball, realizing that the referee warned Dango earlier than the mouse referee summoned him to assessment the case, which prompted him to vary his determination and expel the participant.
The Burkinabé workforce will meet the winner of the confrontation between Senegal and Equatorial Guinea tonight within the semi-finals.
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