It continues to storm around the division 3 club Växjö United. In January, could the DN to reveal to the police task force against idrottsrelaterad crime launched a preliminary investigation on the association. This is then highlighted suspicions of false identities, trafficking, unlawful threat and matchfixning.
After the season's first match in the division 3 southeast Region notified Växjö United to the Swedish football association of their premiärmotståndare Pukebergs BK to have used unlicensed players.
"It is correct that we filed a complaint and we have provided the association with pictures and videos of you where we believe it is clear that the players are on the pitch they are not registered in the lineup," says Jan Söderberg, board member in the Southeast, which tells us that they contacted the league already before the match, then it is noted that Växjö United used a long line of brazilian players in a friendly game.
Växjö United won the match with 3-2.
against Växjö Norra in the Thursday conducted the alliance an identity check before the kickoff. The team could just set up with twelve players, just five of these participated in the premiere and the match against Växjö Norra ended with the defeat, 1-15. Växjö United was far from being the same class as the team that in the last year in strange ways missed the advance to division 2.
After the match revealed the Swedish Radio Kronoberg that at least two of the players had not the name that was set in the lineup. Several of the suspected players to be linked to a brazilian football coach.
the Swedish football association launched on Tuesday an investigation into the suspected fraud. Already in the last year, punished the league, the club have broken the rules with non-EU players. Expressen could earlier in the year tell us that the club used players who had been lured to Sweden from Africa and south America with the promise of a future as a football player.
the club had a player registered as staying illegally in the country. In the case of a man born in the 90s who for several seasons was seen as a key player in the team. The player was among the other senior in the lineup for the match in the Swedish cup against Elfsborg in August 2015 (then Växjö United went under the name of Sufstars) and then the club attracted the attention of riksmedier for his strong effort. The player has been in the lineups 2014-2016.
According to the Migration board documents searched player asylum in Sweden in 2012, but was refused in August 2013 and the judgment took legal effect in april of the following year. The case was handed over to the police, which, however, could never carry out the expulsion. Utvisningsbeslutet preskriberades in april last year.
Alternatively, have another player used the utvisningshotade the man's license.
In the review that DN made of Växjö, United revealed that one of the team's former players admitted to police that he remained in Sweden on false grounds. He claimed that he has been told to change the identity of the club. He is one of several players who claim that after leaving the club to have been threatened by people linked to the Växjö United.
the DN has sought responsible for Växjö United without results. The club's strong man, the former socialist politician Mohamed Abdi Elmi, has in previous interviews with the DN denied all the suspicions against the club.
to break the rules to win the sporting benefits. The Swedish football association, went before the this season out with a letter to all the herrföreningar in division 2-4, in which it called upon the clubs to follow the rules around non-EU players, who are staying in the country on a tourist visa. This man received a long series of notifications.
– In some cases, it may probably be so that you are unaware of what you may and may not do, but it can certainly also be those who see an opportunity to gamely sharpen their spelartrupper in this way in order to be competitive, " says förbundsjuristen Tobias Tibell.
He would not comment on individual cases, but explains that the notifications that come in to the covenant is about individual players, but also on cases where it is suspected that the clubs are acting in a systematic way.
the Rules to be seen right now over of the alliance and Tibell says that a tightening is current to the next season.
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