Lamptey joined FIFA's list of international referees in 2005.
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FIFA has banned for life the referee who awarded a disputed penalty for South Africa against Senegal in a World Cup qualifying match.FIFA declined to give more details of why its disciplinary panel imposed a life ban on the referee.Lamptey can appeal to FIFA and then the Court of Arbitration for Sport.The 42-year-old Lamptey joined FIFA's list of international referees in 2005 but was never selected for a World Cup. FIFA did not say if a betting scam was the reason suspected for the referee's decision to award the penalty to South Africa.
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