Players from French club Nice suspended for betting

Crucial players for teams suspended due to betting, will it harm the clubs next season in French League-1 .

Players from French first-division club Nice have been suspended and fined for betting on French league games.

Top-scorer Valere Germain, center halves Kevin Gomis and Olivier Boscagli and forward Alexandre Mendy were handed two-game suspensions with one game suspended by the French football league’s disciplinary committee. They were each fined 1,500 euros ($1,670).

Two other Nice players right back Jeremy Pied and midfielder Albert Rafetraniaina received three-match suspended sentences but no fine. The same punishment was given to Bordeaux goalkeeper Cedric Carrasso and midfield teammate Thomas Toure.

Midfielder Calvin Mangan, who plays for third-division club Chateauroux, was handed a five-match suspension, with three suspended.

The LFP, which announced the suspensions late Thursday, did not say which games were bet on.

Source: Indian Express


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