Appoint integrity officials: AFC

The Asian Football Confederation has asked its member associations to appoint integrity officials to report any issues of match-fixing as they battle to clear up corruption in the sport.

The AFC, which has 46 full members and one associate member in Northern Mariana Islands, has set a deadline of June 30 to make the appointments, with those hired reporting to the organisation's integrity officer Hassan Haider Khan.

"Responsibilities of the integrity officer are to establish and maintain integrity initiatives within the MA (member associations), receive information related to match-fixing matters within the MA and conduct inquiries or investigations as an administrative 'fact finder' in coordination with AFC and relevant national law enforcement agencies," AFC Director of MAs and Development Sanjeevan Balasingam said.

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