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AFC hands life ban to two Laos players for match-fixing

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has hit two Laos internationals namely Khampheng Sayavutthi and Lembo Saysana with life bans for conspiracy to fix a match, the body revealed on Wednesday. It was discovered that duo committed offenses under Article 66.1 of the AFC Disciplinary and Ethics Code when they tried to manipulate the result of a game between Laos and Hong Kong on October 5, 2017. Therefore, the duo will not take part in any soccer-related activities for life, the AFC said. READ: Cascarino blasts Lampard, not convinced by his management “The Lao Football Federation has been informed of the decisions and the AFC will request FIFA to extend the bans worldwide in due course,” the AFC said in a statement. “The latest sanction demonstrates the AFC is fully committed to...