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FIFA extends fixing bans worldwide

February 25, 2013
By ESPN staff
Match-fixing bans on 58 Chinese football players and officials will be extended worldwide by FIFA.

• Shanghai Shenhua stripped of title

The 58 were banned by the Chinese Football Association on February 18 follow a three-year clean-up of corruption in Chinese sport.

In a statement, FIFA said: "The chairman of the FIFA disciplinary committee has extended the sanctions to have worldwide effect. In taking those sanctions and notifying FIFA of them, the CFA ...

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