Six detained as Spanish police examine match-fixing in Copa del Rey

Six people have been detained for his or her alleged involvement in a scheme to presumably repair a Copa del Rey recreation, Spanish police mentioned on Friday.

the sport underneath investigation was Levante‘s eight-zero victory at decrease-tier Huracán Melilla on Dec. 2, 2021. the sport was in Melilla, truly one of Spain’s two north African exclaves.

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Police mentioned the six people detained had been all Spaniards. They gave no completely different information on their identities.

Authorities took discover of the sport after pretty a pair of bets had been made in Melilla each on-line and at betting parlors, police mentioned.

Following Thursday’s announcement by police that they had been investigating the sport, Huracán issued an announcement saying it would completely collaborate with authorities and it would take rapid movement in direction of any worker, participant or membership govt implicated in any match-repair.

Levante additionally mentioned on Thursday in an announcement that it had nothing to do with the allegations.

Levante is a second-division membership however was inside the very biggest league on the time. Huracán is inside the fifth tier of Spanish soccer.


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