Friday, April 25, 2008
Fixing the fixers
One foreign player left the country last night, while one former international has been remanded for seven days.
The scourge of match rigging has reared its ugly head, again.
The foreigner is believed to have left the country for good, in the midst of police and ACA investigation.
Today the FA of Malaysia announced its intention to save the game by imposing several drastic measures, one of which is to suspend the Malaysia Cup matches kicking off in June.
FAM deputy president Khairy Jamaluddin (picture) did not rule out the possibility of reviewing the league structure in totality.
Although the YB from Rembau refused to pre-judge or pre-empt investigations, he hinted the worst case scenario - for us to return to the amateur days!
The prestigious Intercontinental Cup featuring eight teams in May may also be scrapped.