Sofiane Boufal being proven a yellow card by referee Cesar Ramos.© AFP
Morocco misplaced to France 2-0 within the second semi-final of the FIFA World Cup 2022 on Wednesday. Objectives from Theo Hernandez and Randal Kolo Muani for defending champions France introduced an finish to the memorable marketing campaign of Morocco, who grew to become the primary African staff to enter the semi-final of a World Cup. The nation’s soccer governing physique – FRMF – has now lodged an official criticism to FIFA over refereeing of their loss to France, claimed a number of media experiences.
In accordance with the experiences, referee Cesar Ramos denied Morocco two penalties within the first half of the semi-final. The Athletic quoted a statement from the FRMF as saying: “The FRMF has filed an official protest to FIFA concerning the grotesque refereeing of the France-Morocco match, particularly following the 2 penalties not whistled for Morocco within the first half.”
The FRMF added on their web site that it “is not going to hesitate to defend the rights of our nationwide staff, demanding equity.”
According to Daily Mail, one of many alleged incident occurred when Morocco ahead Sofiane Boufal was booked for a foul on France left-back Theo Hernandez within the field. The latter had collide with Boufal contained in the French field. Referee Ramos gave Boufal a yellow card.
Former England participant Rio Ferdinand, whereas commentating for BBC studio, mentioned: “I believe anyplace else on the pitch that is a foul, so why is it not a penalty? That’s out of order. I believe it is a pen, he positively would not need to get booked.”
With the win France a closing face-off with Argentina on Sunday. Morocco will face Croatia within the third-place play-off on Saturday.
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