Turkish Cypriots merge with Greek side in football

Turkish Cypriots take the first step of establishing an association with Greek Cypriot side by football diplomacy.

Turkish Cypriots merge with Greek side in football

World Bulletin / News Desk

The football federation of Turkish Republic of North Cyprus (TRNC) affirms merging with Greek Cypriot Football Federation, President of TRNC Football Federation Hasan Sertoglu says.

"It is not an end but a start," Sertoglu said and he added, "This is historic for Turkish Cypriot football, and in case the clubs' presidents confirm, Turkish-Cypriot federation would be a party in UEFA and FIFA."

The agreement signed in Zurich by Turkish Cypriot Football Federation and Greek Cypriot Football Federation was also confirmed by 43 clubs with voting powers in the General Council of TRNC Football Federation.

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Yusuf Salih
Yusuf Salih - 5 yıl Before

Blind sided. The TC's do not get full recognition nor the influence in this area. Who the hell wrote this article and why were they not detailed about these facts that 'short changes' the TC's. I'm pissed off.