Football Notes: Swedish Football Club Reports Itself Over Suspicions Of Match-Fixing
Swedish fourth-tier side Syrianska Kerburan has taken the unusual step of reporting itself "to police over suspicions of match-fixing" (REUTERS, 6/13). ... Philippine football chiefs said that "they had filed a complaint with FIFA about 'physical and racist abuse' suffered by Filipino players and fans during a recent game in Hong Kong" (AFP, 6/13). ... The Togolese Football Federation said that "Togolese players Alayxis Romao and Jonathan Ayite have ruled themselves out of a World Cup qualifier against Libya in Tripoli out of fears for their safety" (AFP, 6/13).