EFCC, ICPC Petitioned Over NPFL Match-Fixing Allegations After NFF Fail To Act
Anti-corruption agencies, ICPC and EFCC, have been petitioned over various allegations of match-fixing in the country’s foremost league, the NPFL, after the NFF failed to act on an ultimatum to investigate these claims.
The EFCC formally received a petition on Wednesday, December 7, 2022, a petition by the PFAN Task Force on the match-fixing allegations, same day ICPC acknowledged receipt .
The petition headlined : ‘Six Years Concealment of Match-Fixing in Nigeria Professional Football League” referred to various official communications by the Club Owners that match-fixing has been rife in the top league.
The petition restated the fact that match-fixing is capable of destroying the fabric of Nigeria Football.
The PFAN first demanded the NFF investigate these allegations.
However, when the football federation failed to heed the ultimatum of the players’ union, it has now taken the matter to the anti-corruption agencies.