The Association of European Professional Football Leagues (EPFL), representing the top tier of European football, has joined forces with anti-corruption organisation Transparency International to deliver a match-fixing education and awareness programme with funding from the European Commission.

“With the exponential rise in globalised on-line betting, which is estimated to be worth more than $700 billion annually, this pioneering programme aims to safeguard the integrity of sporting competitions and the reputation of the game against the threats of match-fixing, especially related with sports betting,” read a joint press release announcing the initiative.

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