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Buriram boss scoffs at bribe claims

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Buriram United chairman Newin Chidchob yesterday insisted his team had nothing to do with an alleged match-fixing attempt and lashed out at the Football Association of Thailand for hiring foreign referees to officiate domestic games. 

FAT president Worawi Makudi revealed this week that the Asian Football Confederation had informed him that Japanese referee Yoshida Toshimitsu told the AFC that he was offered bribes to favour one of the finalists in last year's FA Cup showdown between Buriram and Army United.

The FAT is looking into the claim as Worawi is in Kuala Lumpur to attend a conference on match-fixing.

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