Italian football federation (FIGC) dish out lenient punishment to Conte for his involvement in the Scommessopoli scandal.
Juventus boss Antonio Conte has been handed a ten month ban for his involvement in the match-fixing scandal that has rocked the Italian game.
The 43 year old has been found guilty of failing to report attempts to influence the result of two Serie B matches against Novara and AlbinoLeffe in the 2010-11 season when he was in charge of Siena.
One wonders why the authorities didn’t hand out a stiffer punishment. If they are keen to put and end to the issue of match-fixing, and it’s an issue that comes up time and time again in Italy, then they would do well to make an example of a high profile member of the football community so as to make it absolutely clear that such behaviour will not be tolerated.
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