Four South African soccer clubs were banned from their league for life amid some eye-popping match fixing allegations.
Fourth-tier clubs Matiyasi FC, Shivulani Dangerous Tigers, Kotoko Happy Boys and Nsami Mighty Birds were all banned after a stunning display that included referees and club officials.
The Matiyasi and Mighty Birds conspired to keep the Tigers — holding a plus-16 goal differential over second place Matiyasi — from being promoted out of the SAFA Mopani Zebras Steam A. In doing so, Matiyasi claimed a ridiculous 22-0 halftime lead over Nsami.
Seeing this, players from Shivulani and Kootko went out and one-upped their counterparts.
Several Happy Boys players left the field at the half claiming fatigue, leaving just seven Kotoko players to finish the game.
The Tigers won in a 33-1 rout. Matiyasi, meanwhile, was a 59-1 victor in a game that saw Nsami players score 41 own-goals.
The attention-grabbing finals did just that, causing the league to investigate.