ALI SABBAGH

  • No bail for Lebanese referees in matchfixing case April 10, 2013

    Singapore: Three Lebanese referees pleaded not guilty to the charge they accepted sexual bribes in return for fixing a regional soccer match involving East Bengal but had their request for bail rejected by a Singapore judge on Wednesday. Kamala Ponnampalam dismissed the claims because a "flight risk cannot be discounted". FIFArecognised...
  • Referees dropped over matchfixing enquiry in Singapore April 3, 2013

    Singapore: Three soccer officials have been dropped from refereeing an AFC Cup match in Singapore and are helping the country's Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) with their enquiries, the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) said on Wednesday. Ali Sabbagh and assistant referees Ali Eid and Abdallah Taleb were taken to the...