Singapore, July 21: An Indonesian man was jailed for 30 months Tuesday in Singapore for conspiring to fix a football match during the recent Southeast Asian Games in the city-state.
Nasiruddin conspired with two other persons to bribe the technical director of East Timor's football team, Orlando Marques Henriques Mendes, to lose a match against Malaysia, Singapore's Corrupt Practices and Investigation Bureau (CPIB) said.
The Indonesian had offered Sg$15,000 ($11,000) to the East Timor soccer official, the CPIB said in a statement.
Nasiruddin also conspired to bribe members of the East Timor team "as an inducement to lose the same match", according to the statement. AFP