ANTALYA (AA) – An international football tournament for children aged 9-16 has started in the “tourist capital” of Turkey, Antalya.
41 teams from Russia, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Uzbekistan, Libya, Palestine and Turkey are taking part in the tournament, organized in the Khane sports complex in the Manavgat region.
The final matches and awards ceremony will take place on November 5th. The winners will be awarded with cups and medals.
Responsible for organizing the tournament, Muhammad Ali Dersinlioglu told reporters that the current football tournament in Antalya is being held for the 7th time. About 1000 athletes will take part in it.
According to him, about 120 matches will take place within the framework of the tournament. Turkey will be represented in particular by the children’s teams of the football clubs “Besiktas” and “Antalyaspor”.
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