Wednesday 17 August 2022 – 13:59
The Committee for the Organization and Development of Futsal and Beach Soccer of the African Football Confederation considered the national beach soccer team the winner by three free goals during the match that faced it on August 6, 2022, in the selection of Ivory Coast. , in the second leg of the qualifying phase for the African Cup of Nations, which will be played in Mozambique.
The committee based its decision on the reports of the referee and party representative, and on the basis of articles 54 and 56 of chapter 30 of the law that regulates these eliminations.
The Ivory Coast beach soccer team refused to complete the match against the national team at the Mohammed VI football complex in Maamoura, after Libyan referee Yahya Abdel Ghani announced a penalty in favor of the national elite in the last minute of the interview, the result of which was a three-goal draw for himself, It should be noted that the first leg that was played in Abidjan saw the victory of the Ivory Coast team by 7 goals against 6.
Following this decision, the national beach soccer team officially qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations final in Mozambique from 21 to 30 October 2022.