Fenerbahce president will not apologize to Ukraine after Putin chants

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Fenerbahce president Ali Koc says he will not apologize to Ukraine after fans of the Istanbul club chanted Russian President Vladimir Putin’s name during Wednesday’s Champions League qualifier against Dynamo Kiev. The Ukrainians won the tie to go through to the third qualifying round despite a lack of competitive action since Russia invaded Ukraine in February. Koc told Turkey’s Fanatik newspaper: “In my opinion, they were inappropriate, unnecessary chants. They were far from Fenerbahce’s identity and values. But what should we do, zipper people’s mouths? “We will not apologize to Ukraine.” Ko…

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