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FIFA investigates Harambee Stars player over match fixing

FIFA has launched investigations of match-fixing allegations against a former Harambee Stars player George Owino.

It is alleged that Owino was paid millions of shillings to make sure Harambee stars don’t win its international matches.

According to Nation Sports FIFA HAS 177 email as evidence between the Kenyan defender and international match-fixer Wilson Raj Perumal.

“According to the Federation of International Football Associations (Fifa) report released in September 2018, Owino, through 177 email communications exchanged between him and high-profile international match-fixer Wilson Raj Perumal, conspired to manipulate and influence the result of international matches involving Kenya.” Posted Nation.

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The details of the email further reveals that the deal between the two parties also involved two other Harambee Stars International.

“I understand we have four players. I will send my men with $75, 000 (Sh7.5m) for three of you and $15,000 (Sh1.5m) for the new player. You will get to see the money before the match. You give me what I want in the match and you will collect your money afterwards.” Read the email.

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