Saturday, February 14, 2009

Yet another detention in Polish football corruption investigation

A former member of the second division Unia Janikowo football club, Andrzej B., has been detained in relation with an ongoing investigation into widespread corruption within Polish football.

The Central Investigation Bureau will level over 40 charges against the Andrzej B., who is being taken Wroclaw, south-western Poland, for questioning. He will be accused of fixing football matches during the 2005/2006 season.

The major inquiry into corruption in Polish football was launched in 2005, with the prosecutor's office in Wroclaw leveling charges against over 180 people, including referees, coaches and players.