Yaw Owusu, a Ghanaian citizen has met his untimely death in Mzuluku in South Africa following a heated argument with some indigenes over the eligibility of the controversial penalty awarded Ghana against South Africa on Sunday in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.
“Yaw Owusu, a 39yr old man who works at a Saloon had a few argument with his apprentice before the game on Sunday, the argument resurfaced on Monday morning after the controversy on the penalty and was stabbed to death.
“We are now trying to find his family members in Ghana,” Obeng Boadi popularly known as Owuraku said reported on FOX FM in Kumasi.
“The tension on Ghanaians here is very high. The South Africans have threatened to deal with Ghanaians here after their petition to FIFA. We are pleading on authorities to come to our aid.” he added.
Meanwhile, the South African Football Association has lodged a formal complaint to FIFA after Sunday’s crucial 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Ghana was shrouded in controversy amid a number of questionable refereeing decisions.
Critical among the calls made by Senegalese referee Maguette N’Diaye was his ‘dubious’ decision to award Ghana a penalty for an alleged foul on Daniel Amartey, which ultimately resulted in Andre Ayew scoring the match-winning goal from the spot.