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Video of referee asking Partey to go bring out Ghana teammate for red card mars draw against Gabon
- The game between Ghana and Gabon ended in ugly scenes as striker Benjamin Tetteh was red carded for an attack on a Gabonese player
- The Yeni Malatyaspor forward after the attack quickly rushed to the dressing room as the referee was looked for him
- In the end Partey had to be ordered to bring him out causing drama at the end of the match
Ghana's second group C game against Gabon ended in ugly scenes after striker Benjamin Tetteh was red carded for starting what will end up in a brawl between the two sides.
Benjamin Tetteh, right at the blow of the final whistle rushed onto a Gabon player to punch him, leading to scuffles, with security having to come protect the officials.
Referee Lahlou Benbraham had to order Arsenal star Thomas Partey to go bring out Tetteh, who had fled the scene after instigating the fight.
After minutes of waiting and trying to calm down nerves, the referee decided to issue the red card, whispering number 25, which is Benjamin Tetteh.
Benjamin Tetteh will miss the next game against Comoros Island, while CAF's disciplinary committee investigates the circumstance which led to the brawl.
The Black Stars were left frustrated once again after conceding late in the 1-1 draw against Gabon on Friday night.
The four times African champions will have to beat Comoros to stand a chance of finishing as one of the best third-place teams.
The Black Stars have not exited the competition at the group stages since the 2006 edition in Egypt.
Ghana last won the tournament in 1982 and have since been close three times, in 1992, 2010 and 2015.
Ghana legend Asamoah Gyan upset after Gabon draw
Earlier, SportsBrief.com reported that, legendary Ghanaian forward, Asamoah Gyan almost broke down to tears after watch the Black Stars disappointingly throw away an early lead to draw 1-1 against Gabon.
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Andre Ayew had scored an 18th minute belter to give Ghana the lead, but Jim Allevinah's 88th minute equalizer meant Ghana could only settle for a draw.
Gyan, who is working with SuperSport as a pundit, expressed disappointment and insists the team should not be losing concentration in games like that. Read more: