FC Cologne has pulled out of its China academy deal. Photo: DPA FC Cologne has pulled out of its China academy deal. Photo: DPA
FC Cologne has pulled out of its China academy deal. Photo: DPA

German Bundesliga club FC Cologne scraps China academy deal as board member hits out at ‘brutal dictatorship’

  • Club tries to distance itself from board member who attacked country’s human rights record and said ‘there are higher values than money’
  • Row follows Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s attack on mass detention of Muslims in Xinjiang

Topic |   China Society
FC Cologne has pulled out of its China academy deal. Photo: DPA FC Cologne has pulled out of its China academy deal. Photo: DPA
FC Cologne has pulled out of its China academy deal. Photo: DPA
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