The working group of the Russian football Union (RFU) and the Professional football League (PFL) under the chairmanship of the President of PFL Andrey Sokolov has made a study of the circumstances related to the match of the second division “Solaris” – “Kolomna” (6:0).
Suspicion of the contractual nature of the game, held on 7 November 2016, arose after the relevant statements of the head coach “Kolomna” Alexander Bodrov at the post-match press conference.
The working group made the conclusion according to which in a match there is no evidence of a contractual nature, and also revealed no evidence of the participation of the football team “Kolomna” bets in bookmakers or betting.
Also not revealed evidence of any influence of managers, coaches or third parties on a definite outcome of the match, reports the press service of the RFU.
During the investigation, experts examined the reports of the chief judge and inspector, videos of meetings, official information from the betting organizations, and listened to explanations of representatives of football clubs “Kolomna” and “Solaris”.
In addition, they were familiarized with the test results of players, “Kolomna”, the contact polygraph (“lie detector”).
The working group also found that Alexander Bodrov involved in “Kolomna” for the position of head coach with the sole purpose of compliance with the governing documents of the RFU. He did not spend with the players training events on a regular basis and has not carried out a proper team leadership.