All India Football Federation soon to have anti-corruption unit

Though charges of match-fixing and corruption are unheard in Indian football till now, the AIFF doesn't want to take any chance.

updated: January 15, 2014 21:40 IST
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New Delhi: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) will have an Anti Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU) to make sure the revamped national I-League and the proposed Indian Super League (ISL) are free of any malpractices.

AIFF vice-president Subrata Dutta told IANS on Wednesday that the executive committee at its next meeting is expected to approve the formation of the ACSU.

"FIFA has been pushing for an anti-corruption unit for quite some time as it is convinced that prevention is better than cure. The AIFF executive will resolve to appoint an anti-corruption officer and also the framework in which the ACSU unit will work," Dutta told IANS on the sidelines of the first day of the two-day seminar of FIFA and Interpol to tackle match fixing and corruption in in the sport.

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