The Football Association of
Malaysia (FAM) have asked FIFA to take action against their head
of security Chris Eaton after the departing Australian linked
them to alleged match-fixing.
Eaton, who is stepping down from his role with football's
world governing body in May, was quoted by the Singapore-based
Straits Times newspaper last month as saying he had unconfirmed
allegations of match-fixing involving Malaysian officials.
The FAM said they wrote to Eaton asking for clarification of
his comments last month and earlier this week said they were
disappointed with his reply.
"He has gone overboard with his unethical statement. I do
not know if there is a hidden agenda but FIFA must explain if
there is no evidence in such a claim," FAM deputy president
Prince Abdullah Ibni Sultan Ahmad Shah was quoted as saying by
the Bernama news agency on Thursday.
"FIFA must also take action for issuing such a damaging
Malaysia has a history of problems with match-fixing. In
February, 18 youth players were banned for two-to-five years for
match-fixing, which the Malaysian sports minister deemed a
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