German court sentences Croat in match-fixi

by AP on May 20, 2011

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A German court has convicted a Croat of fraud for his part in what has been described as Europe's biggest match-fixing scandal.

Ante Sapina was sentenced to 5{ years in prison. He confessed to fixing more than 20 matches, including Europa League and World Cup qualifying games.

His co-defendants were also convicted and sentenced to 5{ years and 18 months in prison, respectively.