Maghreb de Fes coach Charly Rossi lashed out referee Gomo Daoda following their 3-0 defeat against Medeama in the CAF Confederation Cup on Sunday.
Rossi endured a disastrous afternoon as Fesâ€™ continental qualification hopes were left in serious danger.
The Ghanaians put three goals past them courtesy a first half strike from Malik Akowuah and two others in the second half through Kabiru Moro and in-form midfielder Kwame Boahene.
However, the North Africans, felt the Nigerien referee cheated them with their trainer at the forefront of spearheading the wild accusation.
â€œI donâ€™t understand this referee. We played against 12 men and he was the referee,â€ an angry Rossi said
â€œThe first goal did not cross the line and there was a foul before the second goal was scored.
â€œThe problem with referees in Africa is that they always favour the home teams and thatâ€™s not good enough.
â€œThe referee had some surprising decisions this afternoon. It is hard to swallow, but now we have to focus on the return game.
The Mauve and Yellows take a healthy lead into the second leg but will be wary against a dangerous side.