Federation deals with match-fixing scandal

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9 March 2005 , FRANKFURT - The German football federation (DFB) will hold an extraordinary general assembly on 28 April to deal with a match-fixing scandal that has rocked the country, the DFB said on Wednesday. The DFB delegates will be informed by the DFB leadership about the case and will vote on new regulations that may be introduced as a result of the affair. Referee Robert Hoyzer admitted in late January to having manipulated matches he officiated over in the German cup and lower leagues to allow oth

9 March 2005 

FRANKFURT - The German football federation (DFB) will hold an extraordinary general assembly on 28 April to deal with a match-fixing scandal that has rocked the country, the DFB said on Wednesday.

The DFB delegates will be informed by the DFB leadership about the case and will vote on new regulations that may be introduced as a result of the affair.

Referee Robert Hoyzer admitted in late January to having manipulated matches he officiated over in the German cup and lower leagues to allow others place successful bets on the games.

Hoyzer faces a lifetime ban from the DFB, which has so far ordered two of the manipulated games to replayed.

Berlin prosecutors are investigating 25 people on fraud charges - ranging from referees and players to the betting syndicate - in connection with the case.

DPA

Subject: German news

 

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