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BFF to apprise FIFA on fixing rules

The Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) has recently been requested by world football's governing body FIFA to send it the guidelines related to match-fixing BFF has recently inserted in its bylaws, said BFF's senior vice president Abdus Salam Murshedy yesterday.

The Early Warning System, a legal wing of FIFA, has been conducting a survey on the rules and regulations regarding match-fixing and all members of FIFA have been asked to send their guidelines.

The BFF has just the included a new clause in its bylaws at the end of last season after the league committee found ultimate league champions Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club and Rahmatganj MFS having played a 'compromised match'.

The bylaws of the Bangladesh Premier League authorises to form a 'high-power committee to identify the fixed matches, to take video footages of matches, forfeit the matches and additional six points to be reduced if the match is proved as well as impose monetary punishments, suspension and stadium ban for the liable players or officials.

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