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Conte faces questioning over match-fixing

February 27, 2013
By ESPN staff

Juventus coach Antonio Conte is set to be questioned for the second time about his involvement in the Italian match-fixing scandal next month.

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The Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio (FIGC) confirmed it would be opening up 31 new investigations over the coming weeks, with Conte's questioning set to take place on March 11.

The Bianconeri boss was one of 19 people implicated in the 'Calcioscommesse' betting scandal, and was given a ten-month ban last summer for failing to report match-fixing during his time as Siena manager in the 2010-11 season.

The 43-year-old's ban was later reduced to four months by an Italian sports tribunal and he returned to the touchline at Juve on December 9.

The first man to appear at the latest set of hearings was Torino midfielder Alessandro Gazzi, with other high profile names such as Inter Milan's Andrea Ranocchia and former Palermo sporting director Giorgio Perinetti also set to be questioned.