Police detained eight more people in northern Turkish province Giresun as part of a probe into match-fixing.
The people taken into custody early Monday include journalists and spokesman for Giresunspor, a second division club.
They were taken to Istanbul where police detained scores on Sunday including Aziz Yildirim, chairman of latest first division champions Fenerbahce, several club executives and players.
Turkish police launched raids in several provinces across Turkey and searched premises of several clubs on Sunday. Police detained first division club players and executives in connection with match-fixing charges.
In a statement, Fenerbahce stressed trust in Turkey's legal system, wishing that the truth would come out as soon as possible.
"Everyone should know that Fenerbahce Sports Club has never been and will never be engaged in any unlawful and illegal activity. We are proud of our clean and victorious past," the club said.
Meanwhile, Fenerbahce Chairman Aziz Yildirim, who had health problems, was taken to a hospital early Monday. After more than 2 hours in hospital, he was taken back to police station. Doctors reviewed Yildirim's blood tests and he also underwent an EKG testing, officials said.
AAGüncelleme Tarihi: 04 Temmuz 2011, 15:47