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FC Kerala issue official statement following match-fixing allegation

Written by: Tushaar Sachdeva

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The southerners 'implored' the AIFF to conduct an investigation on the allegations.

Following Khel Now’s revelation of a complaint by Fateh Hyderabad AFC, FC Kerala have issued a statement falsifying the allegations and terms the report ‘factually incorrect and malicious’. Khel Now would like to clarify that it only infers on the contents of the letter and got in touch with the AIFF on the same for a response, still awaited.

Here is the statement that was issued by FC Kerala earlier

Is the southern club playing defensive or the innocent card? I-League Second Division outfit Fateh Hyderabad recently filed a complaint to the All India Football Federation, pointing to a series of attempts to affect results of a few games in Group B during the course of the campaign. The complaint indicates to attempts of match-fixing involving Kerala-based clubs FC Kerala and Kerala Blasters FC. 

The club added that it is keeping the possibility of legal discourse open to respond to these allegations once the investigation has run its course. Here is the link of Khel Now’s above-mentioned report.

Published: Wed May 30, 2018 02:55 PM IST

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