Players of football clubs SKA and Essentuki were suspended for life for a fixed match
Moscow, April 27, 2023, 01:11 — REGNUM The manipulation of the results led to the lifelong suspension of four players from the SKA-Khabarovsk-2 and Essentuki clubs from football activities. This was announced by the head of the control and disciplinary committee of the Russian Football Union (FTC RFU) Artur Grigoryants.
According to him, a statement was received from the leadership of the Russian Football Union (RFU) about the impact on the result of the match, which took place in October 2022 in Belgorod.
“The fact of a conspiracy between the SKA players and the head of Essentuki was established, where this conspiracy took place, in which hotel and so on. It was also established that during the match, funds were received from certain structures (bookmakers)”Grigoryants explained.
The result of the last match has been annulled. The SKA team was awarded a forfeit defeat with a score of 0:3, added the head of the FTC.
As a result of the investigation, SKA players were suspended from any football activity for life – Denis Derkunsky And Ruslan Pidlisnyak. A similar measure was chosen for athletes from FC Essentuki – Josi Dzaurova And Ziyadkhana Mammadovaas well as in relation to the head of “Essentuki” Gvanzava Magomedovasummed up Grigoryants.
As reported IA REGNUMfootball player of the Moscow club “Torpedo” Ilya Stefanovich told how colleagues during his performances for other clubs participated in match-fixing, allowing deliberate loss. Such paid games occurred several times during the season. According to Stefanovich, Chornomorets and Znamya took part in fixed matches.