Head coach of Ukraine Valeriy Plekhanov said that the team offered to conduct match-fixing at the Universiade.
According to him, unknown persons contacted the players before the game with Australia, which in the end, the Ukrainians won with the score 80:76.
The basketball Federation of Ukraine (FBU) has lodged a police report on this person.
– After the match with the Australian team I began receiving information that some unknown communication with the players, – quotes the press service FBU of the word Plekhanov. Is repeated time and again. My guys I trust and expect that they immediately reported this to the head coach, and I, in turn, to inform the FBU.
The guys there were reports and even phone calls with a proposal to correct the result in the right direction. It’s a Russian man, most likely, is here, the guys introduced himself as Pasha.
I am sure that with our team such tricks will not pass.