A new scandal threatens the World Football Association FIFA. According to the Association, more than 300 games are under suspicion of manipulation on three continents.
A new scandal threatens London (SID) - the World Football Association FIFA. According to the Association, more than 300 games are under suspicion of manipulation on three continents. Including games in Germany. The reported the Daily Telegraph on Friday. The scammers have used $300,000 and more to influence the outcome of an international friendly match, said FIFA Security Chief Chris Eaton.
Games of the Finnish League, Europa League and international matches of Kuwait, Jordan, Bolivia, Latvia, Bulgaria, Estonia, Malaysia and Zimbabwe are also under suspicion. Detailed information on the affected games are to expect, at a press conference of the FIFA and Interpol on Monday in Zurich, a spokesman said the sports information service (SID).
The betting fraud bent according of the International Association on the U17 World Cup in Mexico (18 June to 10 July) and the U20 World Cup in Colombia (July 29 to August 20). "The threat to the integrity of the global game by colluders is immense," Eaton said.
The World Association in Singapore and Malaysia suspects the masterminds of the criminal network. Employees of at least six national associations should have worked with the suspects.