Brugge’s coach arrested over match fixing allegations

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Brussels, Oct 11 (IANS) Club Brugge’s Croatian coach Ivan Leko was reportedly arrested by Belgian police amid an investigation into allegations of match fixing, fraud, money laundering that involve nine football clubs and other six countries.

The former Malaga player spent a night in custody and has been questioned by a trial judge who is expected to rule whether Leko will stay in jail, sources inside Belgian public prosecutor’s federal office told EFE on Thursday.

A total of 22 people have been questioned during the investigation, including Leko, the public prosecutor spokesperson told local media.

–IANS

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