Michael Boateng jailed for match-fixing conspiracy

Former player Michael Boateng is found guilty of match-fixing, while Moses Swaibu will face a retrial later in the year.

Former Whitehawk defender Michael Boateng has been jailed for his part in the match-fixing scandal of lower-league games last year at Birmingham Crown Court.

Boateng, along with businessmen Chann Sankaran and Krishna Ganeshan, was found guilty of conspiracy to commit bribery in the trial.

The former player was given a 16-month sentence while Sankaran and Ganeshan, who were deemed the central conspirators, were handed five-year sentences.

Two other men were involved in the scandal, Hakeem Adelakun and Moses Swaibu. The first was acquitted and the second will face a retrial in September.

A general view of Wembley Stadium on May 3, 2012
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