The forgotten story of … Muammar Gaddafi’s German ice hockey team

How a dictator in the desert sponsored, of all things, a West German ice hockey team.

In 1987, ECD Iserlohn were on the verge of bankruptcy. Then the team’s owner hit upon a novel idea – a sponsorship deal with Libya’s unyielding leader.

Source: The forgotten story of … Muammar Gaddafi’s German ice hockey team | Sport | The Guardian

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