Greek Olympiacos threatened severe sanctions if investigations prove the involvement of club officials in match-fixing.
In this case, the team may reduce in grade, fined for 3 million euros, and the club owner Evangelos Marinakis received a life ban on participation in football. Similar sanctions are waiting for the team Atromitos.
The investigation considers that there was manipulation of the result of the match between Olympiacos and “Atromitos” (2:1) in 2015 in order to make a profit from betting.
Under investigation was the owner of the club “Atromitos” George Spanos, who held important positions in football for three years (2012 to 2015). Also studied a few other matches of these teams. The risk of relegation from the Greek super League hanging over both clubs.
We will remind, the owner of Olympiacos Evangelos Marinakis recently recovered from coronavirus disease.