West Ham duo Cheikhou Kouyate and Diafra Sakho must play an extra World Cup qualifying game in November after FIFA decided that a clash between South Africa and Senegal must be replayed after the referee who was in charge of the original tie between the two sides was found guilty of match fixing.

The original game, which took place in November 2016, was investigated when referee Joseph Lamptey inexplicably awarded South Africa a penalty for handball, even though the ball clearly hit Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly on the knee.

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After a complaint by the Senegal Football Federation, Lamptey was guilty of fixing the game and as such, it will need to be replayed.

The window in November was already set aside for international friendly games, in which the West Ham pair may not have had to play  but with a competitive game now being scheduled, the pair are sure to make the trip to South Africa and both could end up playing a full 90 minutes for their country.

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