Lazio skipper Stefano Mauri banned 6 months for match-fixing, says will appeal

Prosecutor Stefano Palazzi had asked for a 4 and a half year suspension. He also wanted Lazio to be docked six points, and Genoa and Lecce three points each. However, the federation fined Lazio 40,000 euros ($53,000) and Lecce 20,000 euros ($26,000). Genoa was cleared.

updated: August 02, 2013 19:48 IST
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Rome: Lazio captain Stefano Mauri has been banned for six months by the Italian soccer federation for his part in a match-fixing scandal.

Mauri was one of eight players accused of rigging the Serie A games between Lazio-Genoa and Lecce-Lazio in May 2011 and for failing to report match-fixing. He was found guilty for his role in the Lecce match.

Mauri says he will appeal the ban.

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