“Because it’s Ronaldo or something?”, Ghana Blackstars coach Otto Addo speak on Cristiano Ronaldo’s penalty

The head coach of the black stars of Ghana, Otto Addo has expressed his disappointment in Moroccan- American referee Ismail Elfath for his abysmal officiating during his side’s opening group match against Portugal.  

Coach Otto Addo, upon recounting his bitter loss in a post-match interview indicated that

“The referee gave a penalty which was not a penalty. Everyone saw that. Why? Because it’s Ronaldo or something?”

“If somebody scores a goal, congratulations. But this was really a gift. A special gift from the referee.”


The Black stars will play  South Korea, in their second group stage match at the Education City Stadium in Al Rayyan on 28th November at 1 pm GMT.  

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