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Fatih Municipality Supports Amateur Sports Clubs with New Equipment


absmiddle Yazdır   -A | A+ 13.12.2019
Mayor Turan lends an ear to young players

Fatih Municipality supported active Amateur Sports Clubs representing the district with new equipment for the coming season.

Fatih Municipality is continuing to support amateur sports clubs. Just like every year, Fatih Municipality distributed equipment to amateur sports clubs active in the district through its Youth and Sports Center. Fatih Mayor M. Ergün Turan, Chairman of Fatih Amateur Sports Clubs Association Gökhan Ceylan, deputy mayors, members of the municipal council, managers of amateur sports clubs and young players participated in the program organized at Fatih Municipality Center of Culture and Arts for distribution of equipment to amateur sports clubs.

 “Sports will protect our Youth from Bad Habits.”

Young players cheered for Fatih Mayor M. Ergün Turan who climbed the podium to emphasize significance of amateur clubs and said: “Amateur sports clubs are one of the most vital venues in our lives for having a healthy mind and body and forming fruitful friendships. Since I started my duty, I believe that the most valuable activity that can be performed by the young people of Fatih is sports. No doubt family, our believes and values are significant conceptions but the only value that can enable us to protect our young stay clear of bad habits is orienting them towards sports. However, sports are not just about soccer. I believe our Fatih will raise very prominent sportsmen in the future just like it did in the past.”

When Mayor Turan was about to conclude his speech on the podium, he heard a young player’s request for sports arena from among the listeners upon which he asked for the young player to be handed in a microphone. After hearing the young player’s request, Mayor M. Ergün Turan gave information about sports facilities that are nearing completion and those that are in the process of project development. Also Mayor Turan gave young players the good news that despite being run by the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the Namık Sevik Stadium would be renewed and give services to young players as well. Mayor Turan gave his thanks to Minister of Youth and Sports Mr. Mehmet Muharrem Kasapoğlu and former minister Mr. Osman Aşkın Bak for their support for new sports facilities at the district.

At the ceremony 53 amateur sports clubs were distributed thousands of equipment such as sportswear, training vests, soccer balls, basketballs, volleyballs, scout uniforms, boxing gloves and handicapped basketballs.

At the end of the ceremony, Chairman of Fatih Amateur Sports Clubs Association, Gökhan Ceyhan presented Fatih Mayor M. Ergün Turan a thank you plaque while young players that came out at sports competitions were given plaques by Mayor Turan. The ceremony concluded with the souvenir photo taken with managers of amateur sports clubs.