A Ghanaian barber living in South Africa has reportedly been stabbed to death following an argument over the legitimacy of Ghana’s penalty against Bafana Bafana.
The deceased, identified as one Yaw Owusu, is said to have engaged some locals in an argument after Ghana’s win over South Africa on Sunday.
The Black Stars booked their place in the World Cup play-offs, having beaten Hugo Broos’ side 1-0 thanks to a penalty from Andre Ayew.
Reports suggest Yaw Owusu, who works at a salioon in Durban, was stabbed when the argument over the legitimacy of the penalty became heated.
“We are now trying to find his family members in Ghana. The tension on Ghanaians here are very high. The South Africans have threatened to deal with Ghanaians here after their petition to FIFA.
“We are pleading with authorities to come to our aid here since things may be scarier soon. I don’t think Ghanaians are too safe as I speak to you.”
On Monday, the South African FA announced that it had filed a complaint at FIFA and CAF for the match to be reviewed.
The Leicester City centre-back said he was pulled by Bafana Bafana’s Rushine De Reuck while attempting to connect to the ball.