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Demirören takes over as TFF president

Published: Tuesday 28 February 2012, 9.57CET
Yıldırım Demirören has been elected the 41st president of the Turkish Football Association (TFF) and promised: "We will sail this ship with the support of the football family."
Demirören takes over as TFF president
New TFF president Yıldırım Demirören ©TFF
Published: Tuesday 28 February 2012, 9.57CET

Demirören takes over as TFF president

Yıldırım Demirören has been elected the 41st president of the Turkish Football Association (TFF) and promised: "We will sail this ship with the support of the football family."

Yıldırım Demirören was elected as the 41st president of the Turkish Football Association (TFF) at its extraordinary congress in Ankara on Monday.

"We will sail this ship with the support of the football family, and will consult on whatever decisions we take," announced the 47-year-old. Demirören was the only candidate in the election, and has left his role as president of Beşiktaş JK, where he was in charge for the last eight years, having also served as a board member, vice-president and director of football with the Istanbul club.

Last updated: 28/02/12 13.42CET

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