New arrests in Turkey match-fix probe


Turkish police made 22 arrests on Monday including the president of Champions League hopefuls Trabzonspor as part of a widening match-fixing probe, Anatolia news agency reported. Sadri Sener, whose club were runners-up in last season’s Turkish championship, was detained in a series of early morning raids, only days after the president of the champions Fenerbahce was also arrested.
The latest wave of arrests included Mehmet Levent Kizil, the former executive committe member of the national football federation, and Ankaragucu teams’ goalkeeper Serdar Kulbilge, Anatolia said. The former national federation chief Mahmut Ozgener was called to testify to police, Anatolia said, defying earlier media reports saying that Ozgener was detained by police.