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FIFA investigates Zambia for match-fixing

Updated: February 22, 2013, 12:02 PM ET
Associated Press

GENEVA -- FIFA is investigating Zambian officials over allegations they allowed eight players banned for match-fixing in Finland to return to soccer without permission.

FIFA said Friday it opened a disciplinary case and invited the Football Association of Zambia to provide an explanation "together with any documentary evidence it might deem appropriate." FIFA said it believes at least four of the players -- who were not identified -- appeared in official matches in Zambia.

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