Soccer-Czech, Slovak police charge 19 with match-fixing (Reuters)

(Adds Slovaks charged, background) PRAGUE, Sept 12 (Reuters) – Czech and Slovak police have charged at least 19 people suspected of match-fixing and illegal betting in Czech and Slovak soccer leagues and summoned more than 20 others for questioning, police said on Thursday. Slovak news agency SITA said the Slovak part of the probe included three players for the first division side Dunajska Streda. All the betting activity was done in Asia, it said. “The head of the organised group was a person from Asia who, using intermediaries, solicited players in Slovakia and the Czech Republic. …

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