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FIFA extends Chinese match-fixing ban

February 25, 2013
By Associated Press
ZURICH -- FIFA has given worldwide bans to 58 soccer players and officials found guilty in Chinese match-fixing cases.

FIFA says it expelled 33 people from the game for life and 25 others will serve five-year bans for involvement in "domestic match-fixing and bribery."

All those banned were previously sanctioned by the Chinese soccer association.

Life bans were imposed on referee Lu Jun, who officiated two 2002 World Cup matches, and four former Chinese national ...

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