By Sports Reporter/Doha

Qatar Stars League Management convened a session for Qatar National Team players, technical staff and officials about the risks of football integrity and match-fixing before the inauguration of AFC Asian Cup Australia 2015 on the 9th of Jan.
Hani Balan, QSLM CEO, participated in this session, while Maksat was the official instructor approved by the Interpol.
Qatar National Team Manager Farid Mahbob, Qatar National Team Head Coach Djamel Belmadi and all of the players attended the session. Maksat spoke about the risks of match-fixing and the lack of integrity in sports.
While talking to Balan, he commented that this session was convened out of AFC keenness on this issue as well as the workshop previously convened for the professional leagues, especially those participating in AFC Asian Cup.
He added: AFC didn’t only focus on the national team, but also included all football stakeholders such as coaches, officials and referees to warn them about the risks of match-fixing.
Balan wished Qatar National Team all the best during the AFC Asian Cup as the team now is witnessing their best moments as well as the spectators’ confidence, which makes us aiming at reaching the furthest, level possible. He also said that the Qatari football finished the 2014 with many accomplishments and titles for both the Qatar National A Team and Qatar National Youth Team.

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