Standard coach Ricardo Sa Pinto called in Greek corruption-scandal

A big corruption-scandal threatens the Greek football.

Ricardo Sa Pinto © Belga Image

Justice has 28 people indicted, among whom current Standard-coach Ricardo Sa Pinto. The Portuguese was, at the time of the facts in 2015, in Greece, the coach of Atromitos and would be suspected to be a match against Olympiakos have ‘sold’.

Sa Pinto denied Tuesday against the Portuguese medium, Record all heard of the scandal.


In addition to Sa Pinto will also be chairman Evangelos Marinakis of recordkampioen Olympiakos Piraeus, the club of our compatriots Silvio Proto, Bjorn English, Guillaume Gillet and Vadis Odidja-Ofoe, and the former president of the Greek football federation, Giorgos Sarris, suspicious. The same applies to the presidents and ex-presidents of the clubs, Atromitos, Veria and Levadiakos.

Also a number of referees and football players are under suspicion of matchfixing.

Lawyers expect a trial that can take months and prison sentences that can range up to a maximum of ten years.

The scandal should be on a day before the national team of Greece in a play-offwedstrijd plays against Croatia to participate in the world cup football next summer.

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