AFC Disciplinary and Ethics Committee bans two Laos players for life
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Disciplinary and Ethics Committee has taken tough action on match manipulation by banning two Laos national team players, Khampheng Sayavutthi and Lembo Saysana, from taking part in any football related activities for life.
They were found to have committed offences under Article 66.1 of the AFC Disciplinary and Ethics Code – 2018 edition. Both players were found guilty of conspiring to manipulate the result of an international match between the Hong Kong and Laos national teams on October 5, 2017.
In order to protect the integrity of the ongoing investigation, no other details will be disclosed.
London: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and Sportradar – the world’s leading supplier of sports integrity solutions – on Thursday renewed one of the longest standing integrity partnerships in world sport through to the AFC Asian Cup China 2023.
Under the agreement, Sportradar will continue to support the AFC Integrity Unit with the Intelligence and Investigation Services (I&I) which have proved vital in the fight against match-fixing in the region.
Starting in 2013, the AFC and Sportradar have created a formidable integrity partnership which has been defined by the identification of and strong action against match-fixing, which has seen the AFC Integrity Unit become one of the global leaders in sports integrity.
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has been informed by the Kuwait Football Association that the Kuwait Government will not allow the hosting of any sporting or non-sporting activities in the country as a response to the worldwide threat of coronavirus.
This decision means that the AFC Cup 2020 Group C match between Kuwait’s Qadsia SC and Dhofar Club from Oman scheduled for February 25, 2020 at the Jaber Al-Hamad International Stadium in Kuwait City cannot now take place as scheduled and will be postponed to a later date.