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Referee apologises for AFCON semi-final

February 20, 2013
By ESPN staff
Tunisian referee Slim Jdidi has apologised for his "substandard conduct" during the African Nations Cup semi-final between Ghana and Burkina Faso.

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced it had suspended Jdidi after his showing in Burkina Faso's penalty shootout victory, with Stallions coach Paul Put describing his decisions as "scandalous" despite securing progress to the final.

Ghana took the lead from the penalty spot in the 13th minute after Madi Panandetiguiri ...

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