In the wake of Europol's expose of large-scale match-fixing in the sport, senior law enforcement officials and football administrators from across the world are gathering in Kuala Lumpur to attend a seminar on 'Match fixing: The Ugly Side of the Beautiful Game'.
Blatter is on a four-country tour of Africa ahead of Sunday's African Cup of Nations final in South Africa and also played down the extent of corruption in football in visits to Mauritania and Guinea.
Singapore's police are working with Interpol to help Italian authorities investigate an international football match-fixing scandal based in the Asian city.
Tan Seet Eng, an ethnic Chinese man in his forties, first reached public attention in 2011, when his alleged partner and fellow Singaporean Wilson Raj Perumal was arrested in Finland, convicted of match-fixing and jailed.
Singapore police said on Thursday they needed hard evidence to crack down on match-fixing cartels, after coming under pressure to arrest suspected ringleaders of networks which targeted hundreds of football games in Europe and beyond.
Officials have reportedly claimed that of the 380 suspicious games highlighted by Europol, 150 came from their findings and the information they uncovered.
European police warned on Monday that the integrity of football was at stake, as they revealed they had smashed a criminal network fixing hundreds of matches, including in the Champions League and World Cup qualifiers.
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