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Interview: Lessons learned by Chinese Football Association

09-14-2010 08:23 BJT

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Chinese police are investigating Xie Yalong, the former vice president of the Chinese Football Association. Xie is alleged to have been involved in bribery and match fixing. Full Story>>

For more insight on this topic, we're now joined on the phone by Rowan Simons, Chairman of China Club Football, He is in Beijing.

Q1: As mentioned earlier, some senior officials from the Chinese Football Association have been investigated for gambling and match fixing, this is a new development in the campaign on soccer related corruption and crime. What's likely to happen next?

Q2: The Chinese Football Association will definitely learn some lessons from this, could you elaborate on some of them and how could the Chinese Football Association avoid corruption and crime from happening again?

Editor:Zhang Ning |Source: CNTV

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