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Eleven to stand trial in Athens over soccer match-fixing allegations

Δημοσίευση 24 Αυγούστου 2013, 13:41 / Ανανεώθηκε 24 Αυγούστου 2013, 13:41
Eleven to stand trial in Athens over soccer match-fixing allegations
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A council of appeals court judges in Athens decided on Friday that 11 people should stand trial in connection with soccer match-fixing allegations.

A council of appeals court judges in Athens decided on Friday that 11 people should stand trial in connection with soccer match-fixing allegations.

The 11 suspects included former AEK and Kavala owner Makis Psomiadis and his son, Stavros.

The 11 men are charged with forming a criminal gang to fix the outcome of soccer games in Greece between 2008 and 2011 in order to win bets.

They are alleged to be part of a wider match-fixing network but are being tried first so their maximum 18-month pretrial custody does not expire.