Belgian gaming commission is doing research on gambling behavior Eupen players

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The gaming commission in Belgium has launched an investigation into players of KAS Eupen, that competitions have gambled. The club from German-speaking Belgium onstnapte Sunday miraculously to relegation from the Jupiler Pro League.

The newspaper het Nieuwsblad reported on Tuesday that two players of Eupen gambling would have on the results of matches, including those of their own club. In a response to Sporza let the gaming commission know that it is there since Sunday to investigation to Eupen.

It is for footballers forbidden to gamble on races, also of duels where their club is not directly involved.

The Belgian union awaits the outcome of the investigation, the gaming commission. Possibly open on the occasion of the results themselves is also a criminal case.

In The Newspaper reports of Eupen that the two conscious players – whose names are unknown – deny to have gambled. At the club, it is suspected that KV Mechelen behind the story. The Flemish club would be “an ultimate destabiliseringspoging just before the denouement of the degradatiestrijd” have done.


On the final day of the regular season in Belgium turned Eupen narrowly escaped relegation. Thanks to a 4-0 victory at Excelsior Mouscron remained the team rival KV Mechelen (2-0 won by Waasland-Beveren) with one goal difference.

Mechelen, where the Dutchman Dennis van Wijk, head coach, responded Sunday wroth with the results in Eupen. Because that team in the last seventeen minutes four times scored was in Mechelen, speaking about matchfixing, all the degradant as yet no official protest.

Shortly after his appointment at Mechelen in January, said Of Ward that he the duel on the last day between Eupen and Mouscron with a lot of interest in the watched.

“I’m sure Three points will address. On the goodwill of another you are in Flanders, to count. But I have also in Wallonia worked and that it might be a bit different”, said the trainer of the Flemish club at the time.


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