published: 11.09.2013, 19:39 | updated: 11.09.2013 19:48:11
Prague - The Czech anti-corruption police today arrested tens of football players, mainly of lower competitions, but also from the first league, over betting and influencing matches, server isport.cz wrote and the police´s spokesman Jaroslav Ibehej confirmed this in a press release for CTK.
The Czech Football Association (FACR) does not yet have any information about which players, or clubs and matches the case concerns.
"We have no detailed information on the matter, but what the police said in their press release. Until our security manager (Martin Synecky), currently attending a meeting of UEFA security managers in Warsaw, receives more detailed information, we will not comment on the matter," FACR spokesman Jaroslav Kolar told CTK.
Detectives from the Squad for Uncovering Corruption and Financial Crime have been securing pieces of evidence in connection with a suspicion of corrupt behaviour in the football environment since 4:00 today, Ibehej said in the press release.
He added that the police will provide no more information on the case today.
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