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Malta international banned for life

December 3, 2012
By ESPN staff
A Malta international has had his ten-year suspension for match-fixing increased to a lifetime ban by UEFA, following a failed appeal.

Kevin Sammut was judged to have attempted to manipulate the outcome of a Euro 2008 qualifier against Norway in June 2007, which Malta lost 4-0 in Oslo.

Sammut, 31, was originally handed a ten-year suspension in August but he chose to appeal the decision. As did UEFA's disciplinary inspector, who requested a life ban to be imposed.

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