A Ghanaian Match official has been banned for life by FIFA Disciplinary Committee due to match manipulation. The Ghanaian match official, referee Joseph Odartei Lamptey, is not supposed to take part in any kind of football-related activity for life, both at national and international level.
On the 12th of November 2016, during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, qualifying match between South Africa and Senegal, The official was found guilty of unlawfully influencing match results.
According to FIFA, Further information concerning the South Africa versus Senegal match in question will be provided once the decision becomes final.
In a statement, FIFA also added that all charges against another Ghanaian match official David Lionheart Nii Lartey Laryea, whose behaviour had also been the subject of investigations, have been dismissed by the FDC.