Kuala Lumpur, March 02, 2012: Media Statement, AFC General Secretary Dato’ Alex Soosay is confident that the recent 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, Asian Qualifiers Round 3 match between Bahrain and Indonesia is above suspicion.
In a statement released on Friday, Dato’ Alex said: “I have read the media reports about suspicions of match-fixing. But I am confident that none of our teams are involved in this. Bahrain was the better team both tactically and technically.
“Moreover I have gone through the official reports of the AFC Match Commissioner and the match referee and they indicate nothing.”
The AFC General Secretary stressed the confederation’s firm stance against match-fixing and corruption.
“AFC and its Member Associations are vigilant and determined to stamp out this menace,” said Dato’ Alex.