Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Israel's match fixing scandal

It has been a little while since a match fixing scandal has hit the soccer world, but now Israel has broken they quiet as 11 arrests have been made.

These arrests focus on clubs in Northern Israel. Among those arrested was Hapoel Nazareth Illit club chairman Avshalom Nuriel, Bnei Sakhnin goalkeeper Meir Cohen, Maccabi Akhi Nazareth former player and current coach Hisham Zuabi, Hapoel Nazareth Illit player Meir Azulay, and two other players from the village of Yafia, near Nazareth.


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