The complaints board of Appeal of the Royal Belgian Football association (belgian football association) had on Tuesday, during the introductory session on possible match fixing in the degradatiestrijd of last year, immediately bending over the request to the debates behind closed doors. That was rejected. “This is an important signal to the outside world.”
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Intervening party Beerschot Wilrijk had in a petition asked for the debates of the coming weeks behind closed doors. According to the Rats had to special conditions to be met to the sessions to keep it open, but that is not true. In the context of the rights of the defenses asked the lawyer of Beerschot Wilrijk to no press.
The president gave the intervening party to zero in on the petition. “We give an important signal to the outside world. But if incidents occur, I will do my responsibility and the session behind closed doors to continue.”