Discussion

Ex-SAfrica assistant soccer coach sent to prison

Updated: February 12, 2013, 11:09 AM ET
Associated Press

CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- The former assistant coach of South Africa's national team has been sentenced to three years in prison for trying to fix a game.

Phil Setshedi was sentenced Tuesday after he tried to bribe a man he thought was a referee with $220 to influence the outcome of a league promotion playoff in 2011. The man posing as the referee was an undercover police officer.

South Africa's National Prosecuting Agency says Setshedi received three years in prison with another ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

MORE SPORTS HEADLINES

MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM