Ex Super Eagles Player Dickson Etuhu Found Guilty Of Match Fixing In Sweden

Ex Super Eagles Player Dickson Etuhu Found Guilty Of Match Fixing In SwedenA of Appeal in Sweden has found former Nigerian midfielder, Dickson Etuhu, guilty of attempted match fixing.

Etuhu played for AIK Solna in the Swedish top-flight between 2015 and 2016, was convicted of trying to influence former teammate Kyriakos “Kenny” Stamatopoulos with money to fix a game between AIK and IFK Gothenburg in May 2017.

Last December, a in Stockholm cleared the 37-year-old of alleged match-fixing, stating there was not enough evidence to hold Stamatopoulos.

In Wednesday’s ruling, the former Fulham and Manchester City player escaped a jail sentence but was handed a fine and ordered to serve a period of probation.

The stated, “the content of what the men submitted to the player (Stamatopoulos) was so clear that it should be considered a criminal offer of bribe.”

37-year-old Etuhu will appeal against the ruling at the Supreme Court.

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