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WATCH | I felt targeted before a ball was kicked, says Bafana skipper

Williams was warned by ref Maguette N’Diaye about time-wasting before Ghana match had even started

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Bafana Bafana captain Ronwen Williams said he “felt targeted” by referee Maguette N’Diaye before a ball was kicked in SA’s controversial and now contested 1-0 World Cup Group G qualifying defeat to Ghana in Cape Coast on Sunday night.

Fifa have said their disciplinary committee are taking a protest by Safa under consideration, regarding the officiating of Senegalese referee N’Diaye, who awarded the greatly-contested penalty Andre Ayew scored the 33rd-munute winner from.

Williams portrayed N’Diaye as hostile towards the SA captain and his teammates even before the game started. “When the referee comes to me before the game and says he's going to book me for time-wasting, going into the game I already feel targeted,” the SuperSport United goalkeeper said. ..

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