Lazio captain arrested over match-fixing

Coach of Italian champion Juventus,Antonio Conte,is placed under investigation.

Written by Agencies | Rome | Published: May 28, 2012 2:15:23 pm

Italian authorities swept through the Italy national team training site near Florence and made more than a dozen arrests elsewhere on Monday as part of a wide-ranging investigation into match-fixing in football.

News reports said Lazio captain Stefano Mauri was among those arrested while the coach of Italian champion Juventus,Antonio Conte,was placed under investigation for alleged wrongdoing.

Police are also investigating Italy and Zenit St Petersburg defender Domenico Criscito a week before the national team leaves for the European Championship in Poland and Ukraine.

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