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  • Oct 21, 2014
  • Updated: 1:14pm

SA soccer in the dock

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 19 April, 2000, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 19 April, 2000, 12:00am

Johannesburg: South African soccer league officials are to meet to discuss match-fixing allegations that threaten the country's bid to host the World Cup finals in 2006.

Among the claims are that First Division club City Sharks were paid 7,000 rand (US$1,060) to throw a game against Dynamos, a team fighting for promotion to the country's professional Premier League.


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