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FIFA extends life bans to 41 players

January 9, 2013
By Associated Press
ZURICH -- FIFA has extended the match-fixing sanctions on 41 players in South Korea to worldwide life bans.

The scandal goes back to 2011 when more than 50 players and coaches in the K-League were indicted for accepting money to fix matches.

Forty-one players received life bans from the K-League and the Korea Football Association.

FIFA said Wednesday that its disciplinary committee extended the sanctions so they take effect worldwide.

However, FIFA said ...

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