The famous Galatasaray plays at Koševo as a guest team on 14 November
06.11.2015 at 09:02h
The famous Turkish Galatasaray will play against FK Sarajevo as a guest team at the "Asim Ferhatović Hase" Olympic Stadium in the friendly match under the sponsorship of Turkish Airlines on Saturday, 14 November 2015, starting at 18:30 hrs and thus officially mark the beginning of the celebration of 70 years since the founding of FK Sarajevo.
The agreement on playing the international friendly match was officially signed by both clubs’ managements and FK Sarajevo will host the Turkish football giants and thus offer a true sporting spectacle to their supporters and the BiH public.
- "I am exceptionally happy and proud because we will be hosting Galatasaray at Koševo on 14 November and because we will offer a true sporting spectacle to our supporters and fans and the whole BiH public. I would like to thank Turkish Airlines, the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey in Sarajevo and the relevant ministries of the Sarajevo Canton for their help and support in the realization of this project as well as to other sponsors and partners", said Dino Selimović, FK Sarajevo General Manager.
Galatasaray from Istanbul is the Turkish football club with the most won trophies. In their rich history, they were league champions for 20 times, they won 16 Cup trophies and even 14 times won the Turkish Super Cup. Galatasaray also won two important international trophies, the UEFA Cup in the 1999/2000 season, and the UEFA Super Cup in 2000. The current winner of the double crown in Turkey and participant of the UEFA Champions League comes to Bosnia and Herzegovina, led by coach Hamza Hamzaoglu, as well as many star players who will be available to the coach in the roster for this term.