18 May '11, 9pm

Fifa's anti-corruption wing will be based in Singapore, where the football is 'clean as a whistle'

SINGAPORE - His comment that Singapore housed an "academy of match-fixers", made after Singaporean Wilson Raj Perumal's arrest in Finland, caused a stir in local football circles. The words rang even louder after the sport's world governing body, FIFA, announced that their anti-corruption wing will be housed in Interpol's coming Global Complex in the Republic. But speaking to the local media at the Amara Hotel yesterday, after meeting officers from the Singapore Police Force, FIFA's head of security, Chris Eaton, asserted that Singapore football has no problem with match-fixing, and is instead a "model that other jurisdictions should follow". A former Interpol officer Chris Eaton said: "We're not talking about match-fixing in Singapore…we're talking about Singapore being a model to apply...Singapore, the country, has such a marvellous reputation for anti-corruption that's ...

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