Sunday, May 20, 2012

Akhisar Belediyespor win promotion to the Super Lig !

Ok so this Blog is dedicated to Ankaragucu and Genclerbirligi, but lets take a moment to discuss the remarkable achievements of a little club who were playing in the Turkish 3rd Tier only 4 years ago. Akhisar Belediyespor won the Bank Aysa leage this season and will make their debut in the Super Lig next season.

Akhisar is more famous for been mentioned in the Bible as opposed to its football club. But the job its chairman  Huseyin Eryuksel and manager Hamza Hamzaoglu have done now mean the club will take on Turkeys biggest clubs next season. The most famous player in their side is Ahmet Cebe the former Denizlispor player. The clubs stadium only holds 2918 Capacity but there are plans to build a new stadium as the club has an ambitious owner who wants the club to grow.

When a club the size and with the potential of Ankaragucu are been replaced in the super lig but a club the size of Akhisar questions must be asked ? Just recently Bucaspor and Orduspor were praised for their future plans and youth development. Turkey is now the 13th Strongest economy in the world and Turkish Football clubs are moving forward. Our club Ankaragucu seem to be still living in the dark days of Corruption, Lies and people who dont give a shit about the club. Only yesterday a General Assembley was held to prepare for next weeks Elections. Only 2 delegates turned up, which just shows how much the rest care.

The 26th of May will be one of the most important days in the history of Ankaragucu, if only we had the ambition and management of clubs like Orduspor and Akhisar then Ankaragucu could be champion of Turkey one day.


  1. Nadeem,

    It's not just Ankaragucu though. Turkish football in general lags behind. Our performance has been rather poor in international competitions as well. I remember not too long ago even getting beat by Malta (pop.500,000 if I'm not mistaken). Shameful.

  2. yeah your right damon, and even in the European competitions Turkish sides havent done well.

    But my main point is that Ankaragucu should be a side capable of been in the top 5 teams in Turkey.

  3. Totally agree with Nadeem on this subject.

    What we need is a successful business to take control of the Club and pump in the money necessary to take Ankaragucu forward.

    However, this is a dream at the moment. As it stands now, the once powerful Ankaragucu is being sucked into the mire.

  4. a strong management could take Ankaragucu places. We are a sleeping giant. A club with a big fan base in the capital city of a country with a growing economy. everything is in place apart from the management.

  5. On the subject of Akhisar, I think they will play Clubs with a large travelling support in Manisa's Stadium, and ......... good luck to them !

  6. The 3rd promoted team to the Super League will be decided tonight in Ankara.

    The Round Ball in Ankara will be hoping that Adanaspor beat Kasimpasa (for obvious reasons !!).

    It will be shown live on TRT1 at 7pm

  7. Forgot to mention that 'tonight' means Sunday 27th May !!