Mali defeated Tunisia at the Limbe Omnisport Stadium thanks to an Ibrahim Konate Penalty but the match was nothing short of Controversies.
The match was full of Controversies as the referee stopped the match before the normal regular time twice.
The referee first blew the final whistle at 85 minutes. After discovering it wasn’t yet time, he resumed the match before giving a controversial red card to Malian forward El Bihal Toure. After going to consult the VAR on the red card decision, the referee came back to the pitch and blew the final whistle
The Referees decision didn’t go down well with Tunisian federation who tried telling the referee it wasn’t yet time.