Eighty-four suspects in the dock for match-fixing

Eighty-four suspects in the dock for match-fixing

A total of 84 people sat in the dock on Monday for a criminal trial relating to soccer match-fixing between 2009 and 2011.

Those facing trial include soccer club officials, players and referees.

According to the indictment ruling, a key role in the affair was played by the former president of Olympiakos Volos Achilleas Beos, the elected mayor of Volos currently on suspension due to the criminal charges levelled against him.

The list of 69 witnesses in the trial include Olympiakos president Vangelis Marinakis who had originally faced charges in the affair but was subsequently exempted.

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