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Influential duo boost Trabzonspor

Published: Friday 11 June 2004, 10.03CET
Trabzonspor have agreed new contracts with Gökdeniz Karadeniz and Fatih Tekke.

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Published: Friday 11 June 2004, 10.03CET

Influential duo boost Trabzonspor

Trabzonspor have agreed new contracts with Gökdeniz Karadeniz and Fatih Tekke.
Turkish side Trabzonspor have made sure of the services of creative players Gökdeniz Karadeniz and Fatih Tekke for their forthcoming UEFA Champions League challenge.

Key men
International midfield player Gökdeniz has signed a five-year extension while striker Fatih agreed a further three years at the Super League runners-up, who will start their Champions League campaign in the second qualifying round. "These signatures show that Trabzonspor are as strong as the other top clubs in Turkey," said club president Atay Aktug.

Happy to stay
The influential duo were delighted to stay with the club with the 24-year-old Gökdeniz, a product of the youth system, claiming: "We are deeply committed to Trabzonspor." Fatih, 26, added: "I have always said that I will not leave Trabzonspor and I am proud and honoured to play for this club."

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