Study Of Europol's Findings Reveals Germany Led All Countries In Fixed Football Matches
Football Finances has made public a list of the countries where, based on a Europol study into corruption in football from '11 to '13, the most rigged games took place, according to LIBERTAD DIGITAL. Germany led the way by a wide margin with 70 rigged games and was followed by Switzerland, which had 41. The rest of the list is as follows: Finland, 32; Hungary, 20; Belgium, 19; Croatia, 18; Turkey, 17; Austria 16; Bosnia and Slovenia, 7. The findings also showed that corruption was involved in half of the 300 games played in Africa, South America and Asia. It was revealed that two thirds of the rigged games in Africa were part of classification for the World Cup (LIBERTAD DIGITAL, 4/22).