Turkish Football Federation head laid to rest

Turkish President, Parliament Speaker, PM Erdogan, several ministers and MPs, as well as politicians and businessmen attended Dogan's funeral pray at Fatih Mosque in Istanbul.

Turkish Football Federation head laid to rest
Turkish Football Federation (TFF) President Hasan Dogan was laid to eternal rest at Topkapi Cemetery in Istanbul on Monday.

Senior state officials including Turkish President Abdullah Gul, Parliament Speaker Koksal Toptan, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, several ministers and MPs, as well as politicians and businessmen attended Dogan's funeral at Fatih Mosque in Istanbul.

Dogan, 52, died of heart attack in Bodrum resort town of Mugla where he was spending his holiday.

He was elected the president of TFF on February 14th, 2008.

Dogan, born in Kastamonu in 1956, was a mechanical engineering graduate of Yildiz Technical University. He studied English in Britain. He worked in marketing before founding his own menswear company Ramsey in 1988. He was married with two children.

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