A Turkish court accepted an indictment yesterday charging 93 officials and players with match-fixing.
Istanbul prosecutor Fikret Secen said a court in the city had accepted the indictment, state-run Anatolian news agency reported. The first hearing in the case will be on 14 February. Thirty-one players and officials have been jailed pending trial since the scandal emerged in July.
The indictment names eight clubs, including Fenerbahce – who were thrown out of this year's Champions League over the allegations – Besiktas and Trabzonspor. Fourteen players are among the defendants. Investigators allege manipulation in 19 matches.