20 Sep 2011

Officials Banned for Match-Fixing

FIFA has banned six match officials for life, three of them from Bosnia-Herzegovina and the others from Hungary, for corruption and influencing match results. The offenses took place in the matches Bolivia-Latvia and Estonia-Bulgaria, played in Turkey last February.

Football authorities received complaints by officials from the four national teams, after unusual betting patterns were observed regarding the two matches.

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