Swedish minister defends match-fixing council amid Svenska Spel criticism

Ardalan Shekarabi hails sector collaboration but questions impact of signing Macolin Convention

Sweden’s Minister for Social Affairs Ardalan Shekarabi has defended the Swedish Gambling Authority’s (SGA) anti match-fixing council but called for “more concrete” measures to combat corruption in sports. In comments reported by Swedish football news site Fotbollskanalen, Shekarabi said Swedish authorities were at “the beginning of this journey” into tackling match-fixing, admitting more work in…

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