Greece's crisis-hit football federation spied on the nationwide aspect's players and body of workers over several years the usage of hidden cameras and listening units, mentioned a committee appointed by FIFA.
Greece's quandary-hit soccer federation spied on the national aspect's avid gamers and team of workers over a number of years the usage of hidden cameras and listening devices, stated a committee appointed by means of FIFA.
Late last 12 months world governing physique FIFA appointed the normalisation committee to run the Greek federation (EPO) and to revise rules to bring them into line with FIFA standards.
On Monday the committee accused EPO of monitoring staff, avid gamers and coaches in what it referred to as "a heavy blow" to Greek soccer.
"The committee with anger, deep disappointment and with the feeling of disgrace makes public and hands over to judicial authorities new findings confirming the operation by EPO of mechanisms to monitor its employees at EPO headquarters as well as international players and national coaches at the training centre, which were positioned for a few years," a observation mentioned.
non-public investigators hired through the body revealed pictures of cameras and speak to-tapping gear.
The committee introduced in the investigators after allegations from EPO workforce that they had been being watched and recorded.
EPO did not make any immediate reply to the allegations.
The commentary from the committee introduced: "These findings are a heavy blow to Greek soccer and it is a level of honour and in one of the best pursuits of each and every celebration considering Greek soccer not to remain silent and permit any cover-up."
the main job of the committee is to revise the related rules to deliver them into line with FIFA requirements and to organise contemporary Greek soccer federation elections through may 31 on the latest.