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

Phoebe Zhang

Phoebe Zhang is a society reporter with the South China Morning Post. She likes to write human-interest stories and has written many about people living on the fringes of society. She believes there's no story or person that's too small.