Two footballers charged in connection with alleged match-fixing

A general view of Wembley Stadium on May 3, 2012
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Two footballers from Conference South club Whitehawk FC Michael Boateng and Hakeem Adelakun charged in connection with alleged match-fixing.

Two footballers from Conference South club Whitehawk FC in Brighton have been charged in connection with alleged match-fixing.

Michael Boateng and Hakeem Adelakun, both 22 years old, have been charged with conspiracy to defraud by the National Crime Agency as part of an investigation into an illegal international betting syndicate.

According to Sky Sports News, the pair have been released on bail and will appear at Birmingham Magistrates' Court on December 11.

The duo are now the third and fourth people charged in connection with the allegations following the arrests of Chann Sankaran, 33, and Krishna Sanjey Ganeshan, 43, who will remain in custody until December 13.

A general view of Wembley Stadium on May 3, 2012
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