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Fifa will 'fully investigate' match-fixing
The Telegraph ^ | 6/24/2014 | Holly Watt, Claire Newell and Ben Bryant

Posted on 06/24/2014 2:53:48 AM PDT by markomalley

The vice-president of Fifa has called on the organisation “to fully investigate” match-fixing after an investigation found that the president of Ghana’s football association agreed that the national team would take part in games others were prepared to rig.

Jim Boyce said that anyone involved in football match-fixing should be given heavy jail sentences and barred from the game for life.

His comments came as Fifa announced that it was “evaluating the matter” and said that Ghana had reported the investigation by The Daily Telegraph and Channel Four’s Dispatches programme to the governing body. The World Cup organiser said it took “allegations of match manipulation very seriously”.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Sports
KEYWORDS: fifa; investigateyourself; soccer
Cheating going on in soccer? Nah, couldn't be.

Cheating involving the Ghanese team? Impossible! Racist accusations!!

(This guy would never believe such an accusation)

1 posted on 06/24/2014 2:53:48 AM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley; GeronL

Fifi will do all that’s within her power.


2 posted on 06/24/2014 5:04:04 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: markomalley

For this news to break during the World Cup... FIFA will be furious and will likely take very harsh action on even the flimsiest evidence accordingly.


3 posted on 06/24/2014 5:13:08 AM PDT by kevkrom (I'm not an unreasonable man... well, actually, I am. But hear me out anyway.)
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