Betting scandal overshadows football friendlies

  • 2011-02-16
  • By Jared Grellet
RIGA - Following a week of international football friendlies, two games involving Baltic sides are being probed by the International Federation of Football Association (FIFA). On Feb. 9, Latvia and Estonia both participated in international friendly matches in the Turkish resort town of Antalya, playing Bolivia and Bulgaria, respectively, with both games ending in bizarre circumstances.In the first game of the day Latvia took on Bolivia, winning 2-1. The result would have barely rated a mention in the news outside of the two countries involved, had it not been for the fact that all ...
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