Three players plying their trade overseas will be affected by the punishments, which were implemented after an investigation into match-fixing allegationsThe Lebanese Football Association has applied sanctions on Lebanese players following their investigation on match-fixing allegations that involved them.
The punishments will affect three players who are currently plying their trade outside of Lebanon, namely Mahmoud El Ali (Persibab Balipapan, Indonesia), Ramez Dayoub (Selangor, Malaysia) and Akram Moghrani (Churchill Brothers, India).
At the moment, the Asian Football Confederations (AFC) has no information pertaining to Lebanon’s 2014 FIFA World Cup matches.
The AFC has made it public that they will continue to support investigation and sanctions by their Member Associations in the battle against match-fixing.
Additionally, the AFC has set up an internal task force to educate the Member Associations on methods to counter the problem of match-fixing.