2002 world cup match fixing

2002 world cup match fixing

Claims FIFA colluded in match fixing at 2002 World Cup The Italian newspaper Corriere dello Sport claims FIFA and Ecuadorian referee Byron Moreno were involved in match-fixing in the 2002 World Cup in favour of co-host country Korea Republic, which won a quarter-final after two of Spain’s goals were rescinded. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter In light of the arrest of seven FIFA officials over corruption charges on Wednesday in Zurich upon the request of the US judiciary, the newspaper argued that years earlier, FIFA wanted to ensure the host country’s position in the tournament in a distinctive way.