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Cyprus match-fixing whistleblower faces €5,000 fine after Guardian exposé

Thanasis Gavos   Wed, 14 Sep 2016; 15:17

The head of the Cypriot players’ union has accused the Cyprus Football Association of intimidation tactics aimed at silencing those who dare to speak out about match-fixing in professional leagues.

Spyros Neofitides, who faces a minimum €5,000 fine following the Guardian’s expose of rigged games and illegal betting on the island and who has been referred to a disciplinary committee by the CFA in a case due to be heard on Wednesday, said the decision was a reflection of the extraordinary panic the article had unleashed.

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