Match-fixing in Indian football: CBI opens investigation, questions AIFF

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has opened a preliminary investigation into an alleged football match-fixing case.

During a recent visit to the All India Football Federation (AIFF) headquarters in Delhi

The CBI requested further information about the clubs and their investments, according to ANI, citing sources.

"We have a zero tolerance policy for match-fixing." 

"We have requested that all clubs involved assist with the CBI inquiry," AIFF Secretary General Shaji Prabhakaran told ANI.

According to media reports, the five clubs under investigation all played in the I-League together. 

When the Indian Super League (ISL) took over as the premier league, the I-league was demoted to the second tier.