Bay­ern names new sport­ing di­rec­tor

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - SPORTS -

Bay­ern Mu­nich on Mon­day named for­mer Bos­nia in­ter­na­tional Hasan Sal­i­hamidzic as its new sport­ing di­rec­tor.

Sal­i­hamidzic, who played for Bay­ern from 1998 to 2007, has signed a three-year con­tract, suc­ceed­ing ex-Ger­many in­ter­na­tional Matthias Sam­mer, who quit due to ill health in July 2016.

“He will be the responsible man for the next three years,” said chair­man Karl-Heinz Rum­menigge of Sal­i­hamidzic.

Pres­i­dent Uli Hoe­ness added “there will be no con­tract ne­go­ti­a­tions with­out Hasan Sal­i­hamidzic at the ta­ble”.

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