Thursday, February 15, 2007

Another person to face charges in Poland's soccer corruption case

Janusz O., another suspect in Polish football corruption case, has been detained by police from Wroclaw,south-western city of Poland,the PAP news agency reported.
"The man has been detained on charges of corruption and selling match results. Janusz O. will be brought to Wroclaw for questioning ", a police officer informed yesterday.
Janusz O. was a soccer referee in the years 2000-2005. He refereed Poland's Cup and second division matches.
To date 66 persons, including referees, sport officials and a higher official of the Polish Football Federation (PZPN) Wit Z., have been detained and charged in the broad scale soccer inquiry. Three of them have remained in custody.