Polygraphs, trafficking, South African hooligans and Nigeria's need for surgery.
The General Secretary of the Singapore FA, Winston Lee, tells us that polygraphs have reduced match fixing in his country. Meanwhile, Juventus President, Andrea Agnelli, says that match fixing further down the Italian pyramid has harmed the image of Serie A and the Calciopoly scandal of 2006 was based on “alleged facts”.
We hear the extraordinary story of Al Bangura’s flight from Sierra Leone, as he fled the clutches of a secret society, only to nearly fall into those of a sex trafficker, before eventually ending up at Watford.
Hooliganism is rising in South Africa, hosts of next year’s Africa Cup of Nations. The former South Africa Internationals Matthew Booth and Andre Arendse tell us that the recent behaviour of fans has been a disgrace.
And the former Nigeria international Sunday Oliseh tells us that his national team is need of ‘surgery’.