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Thai FA 'shocked' by match-fixing claim

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Thai Football Association President Worawi Makudi said Thursday he was "shocked" over a reported attempt to rig last year's Thai FA Cup final, and vowed to root out any corruption in the game. 

Buriram United's Jirawat Makkharom (front) clashes with Guangzhou Evergrande's Muruqui in an Asian Champions League game in Guangzhou. Thai FA President Worawi Makudi says he is "shocked" over a reported attempt to rig last year's Thai FA Cup final, and vowed to root out any corruption in Thai football.

A Japanese referee who officiated in the final in November between Buriram United and Army United has told FIFA that he was approached to rig the match, which Buriram won 2-1, Thai news reports have said.

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