An investigation by the governing body of Dutch football, the KNVB, has confirmed numerous instances of match-fixing in the country involving a Sierra Leonean footballer who played for Eredivisie club Willem II for four years until 2010.

The investigation, carried out by the KNVB’s integrity unit, has officially established that match-fixing has taken place in Dutch professional football for the first time.

It reveals that footballer Ibrahim Kargbo, at the time playing for Eredivisie club Willem II, had worked with match-fixer Wilson Raj Perumal to ensure his team lost a game against FC Utrecht on August 9th 2009.

Premium subscribers continue here to the full article.