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Bayern Munich’s Qatar Ties Under Scrutiny as Executives Heckled

Herbert Hainer speaks during the shareholders meeting of FC Bayern Munich in Munich, Germany, on Nov. 25, 2021.
Herbert Hainer speaks during the shareholders meeting of FC Bayern Munich in Munich, Germany, on Nov. 25, 2021.Photographer: Christof Stache/AFP/Getty Images

Bayern Munich faces growing criticism over a sponsorship deal with Qatar’s national airline after fans heckled the German soccer club’s executives at its annual general meeting.

Hundreds of fans booed President Herbert Hainer and Chief Executive Officer Oliver Kahn at the meeting, which ended early Friday, after they refused to accept a motion that would have put ending the deal with Qatar Airways to a vote.