12 Feb 2011

FIFA to investigate midweek Bulgaria-Estonia friendly

6:02 pm on 12 February 2011

World football's ruling body FIFA has ordered an investigation into the midweek friendly between Bulgaria and Estonia over possible manipulation.

The match, played in Turkey ended 2-all with all the goals coming from penalties.

The Bulgarian Football Union (BFU) says FIFA have requested a full report from them and they would receive a report from the Estonian FA.

The three match officials involved are suspended and the Estonia FA spokesman Mihkel Uiboleht says that his organisation was told about "possible manipulation" ahead of the match.