The only women's football team in the western province of Denizli, Horozkentspor, moved up from the Women's Third League to the Second League, only one down from the top. "We've been through some rough times," said Horozkentspor chair Kamil Karabuğa. "Now it's up to Denizli to support our girls. We can go even further together."
Haci Bişkin reports: Turkey has prevented the Chinese tech giant Huawei from sponsoring Dalkurd FF, a football team based in Uppsala, Sweden made up of Kurds from the southeastern Turkish province of Mardin, according to the club's chairman Ramazan Kızıl. He also claimed that the Turkish state does not want them to attend European cup matches because of fears over possible encounters with Turkish teams.
Football players' salaries will have to be slashed in order to deal with the economic downturn brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, said Galatasaray Sports Club Chairman Mustafa Cengiz on April 23. He denied claims that some of the club's higher-paid players would be leaving.