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Corruption-scarred Indonesian football grapples with new match-fix scandal

Jakarta | By AFP
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2018 09:59 AM IST
Earlier this month an executive member of the Football Association of Indonesia (PSSI) resigned after a popular television talk show broadcast a recording of him offering the coach of Madura FC a bribe of approximately $10,000 to throw a second division game.
Haringga Sirla, a 23-year-old Persija Jakarta fan, died after a group of Bandung supporters beat him outside the main stadium in the city of Bandung, 150 kilometres (93 miles) southeast of Jakarta.(Haringga Sirla/Facebook Photo)
Haringga Sirla, a 23-year-old Persija Jakarta fan, died after a group of Bandung supporters beat him outside the main stadium in the city of Bandung, 150 kilometres (93 miles) southeast of Jakarta.(Haringga Sirla/Facebook Photo)

Indonesian football fan beaten to death by rival supporters, seventh such death in country in five years

Agence France-Presse, Bandung | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2018 03:13 PM IST
The deadly incident happened Sunday before a match between host club Persib Bandung and Persija Jakarta, bitter rivals in Indonesia’s top professional league.
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