Tag: Fenerbahçe

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Elveda Arsenal: Mesut Özil boards private jet to Istanbul to complete transfer to Fenerbahçe

Turkish footballing giant Fenerbahçe have tonight released photos of superstar player Mesut Özil with his wife Amine and baby daughter Eda just before they boarded a private jet heading for Istanbul. A brief statement from Fenerbahçe, released along with tonight’s photos, stated that, “Our club is bringing Mesut Özil to Istanbul to continue the transfer […]

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New Fenerbahçe chairman Ali Koç wins by a landslide
 

One of Turkey’s wealthiest businessmen has been elected the new chairman of footballing giant Fenerbahçe. Ali Koç, who is part of the Koç dynasty, beat incumbent Aziz Yıldırım convincingly in a ballot of members at the Istanbul club yesterday. Yıldırım, who had been the head of Fenerbahçe since 1998, received just 4,644 votes compared to 16,092 for […]

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Fenerbahçe crowned EuroLeague basketball champions

There were big celebrations in Istanbul last night as one of the country’s leading clubs won the EuroLeague – basketball’s equivalent of the UEFA Champions League. Runners-up last year, Fenerbahçe emerged victorious on Sunday night after convincingly beating Greece’s Olympiacos 80-64 on home territory – marking the first time a Turkish team had ever won […]