The contract of Mustafa Denizli, who returned 38 years after 38 years to the black and white club, where he grew up from his infrastructure and wore his uniform for 18 years, and ended the 18-year Super League longing of the Izmir representative, will end on May 31.
The experienced coach, who does not demand a fee from the club while accepting the task, and who wants the fee to be donated to the Mehmetçik Foundation and the Turkish Veterans and Martyr Families Foundation, is expected to stay in the club as well.
Erhan Çelenk extended the contract
In Altay, the left wing Erhan Çelenk contract was extended for 2 more years. Black and white management sat down at the table with Erhan and shook hands again before the play-off semi-final match against Istanbulspor on the road.
The experienced football player, who won the 7th title in his career with the Altay jersey, performed with 7 goals and 8 assists this season.
Entering the game in the second half of the final match against Altınordu, Erhan made his last assist to Marco Paixao, who was in the second 45, like himself.
His money will come like medicine
Returning to the Super League after 18 years, Altay will also experience a great financial relief. President Özgür Ekmekçioğlu recently announced that the club’s debt was 88 million TL.
Black and whites, who will receive 18 million TL in the new season in the Super League, will receive 36 million TL definite income from the Turkish Football Federation throughout the season.
According to the wins and ties, Altay’s annual income will be at least 60 million TL, and with the tribune and extra sponsor income, the annual income will reach up to 100 million TL. If the Izmir team has a successful season, they will be able to pay off their total debt.
Feet on the ground
Altay President Özgür Ekmekçioğlu said that they will be a grounded team in the Super League in the new season.
“In the Super League, we will try to create an Altay that is grounded and emphasizes its breeder identity. Our policy will be more real than very high-level transfers.”
Thanks to Beşiktaş
Altay management thanked Beşiktaş for opening the doors of their facilities in Istanbul.
“Besiktas Gymnastics Club, which hosted our professional football team at Nevzat Demir Facilities before the play-off semi-final and final matches and made our team feel at home during our stay, to Mr. President Ahmet Nur Çebi, to the coach Sergen Yalçın and to our team. We would like to express our endless gratitude to all of our employees who look like their eyes. “
Beşiktaş also played with Fraport-Tav Antalyaspor in İzmir and won 2-0 before the Ziraat Turkey Cup final, and held its last training at the Governor Kutlu Aktaş Facilities in Altay’s Gaziemir.
Burak Sekin’s joy of trophy
Burak Tolunay, the young national football player son of Martyr Polis Fethi Sekin, who played in the Altay infrastructure, experienced the excitement of the Play-Off final played between Altınordu and Altay in Istanbul from the tribune.
Following the final at the Atatürk Olympic Stadium as a guest of Mayor Özgür Ekmekçioğlu, together with Infrastructure Director Mahmut Gözüaçık, Burak shared the joy of the cup after the final whistle.
Finally, a souvenir photo was taken with Altay’s Brazilian player Mossoro, along with his young footballer friends invited to the U16 National Team.