Belgium football ripped apart as prosecutors name 57 in ‘Clean Hands’ probe

By Samindra Kunti

January 17 – Brugge strongmen Bart Verhaeghe and Vincent Mannaert,  AA Gent’s Michel Louwagie, Standard’s Bruno Venanzi, Charleroi’s Mehdi Bayat and FIFA’s Steven Martens were named among the 57 suspects that the federal prosecutor wants in court in operation ‘Clean Hands’, the largest investigation into match-fixing and corruption in the history of Belgian football.

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