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FIFA to keep U.S.-Slovenia referee Koman Coulibaly off the World Cup field as a referee

Posted by Dennis Velasco Categories: Front Office, News, Soccer,

Koman Coulibaly

Koman Coulibaly, the infamous and detested World Cup referee that spoiled the United States’ non-victory, may not take the pitch again as a referee according to rumors on how FIFA will deal with the unfortunate situation.  The U.S. was down 2-0 to Slovenia, but came back to tie the match at 2-2.  In the 86th minute, Maurice Edu seemed to score the go-ahead goal, but Coulibaly disallowed it for a reason that is not entirely and aesthetically know since replay shows that there were no infractions by the U.S.  Because of Coulibaly’s call, only getting the tie could keep the U.S. from advancing if they lose their next match against Algeria.  However, the U.S. does control its own destiny, as a win will have them advance into the next round.

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