Napoli president De Laurentiis won't quit football over betting scandal

Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis says he won't quit football after two of his players were hit with betting bans.

Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis says he won't quit football after two of his players were hit with betting bans.

Club captain Paolo Cannavaro and fellow defender Gianluca Grava have also received six-month bans for failing to report goalkeeper Matteo Gianello's approach to fix Napoli's game at Sampdoria two years ago.

De Laurentiis said: "We are going through a bad time because of Cannavaro and Grava's bans, and because of the points deduction.

"But I have decided to stay in football and so I will obey the rules, even if certain punishments do serious damage to your finances, football and public image."

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