Thursday, September 19, 2013
Ankaragucu vs Diyarbakir BB match preview !
Ankaragucu host Diyarbakir on Saturday at the 19 Mayis stadium and the game will be shown live on Baskent TV. President Mehmet Yiginer today announced that the Ankara based TV Station will show the clubs home games this coming season. Another brilliant piece of work by the President !
Just over 2 years ago Ankaragucu were playing in the Super Lig while Diyarbakir BB were playing in the 4th tier of Turkish football. Diyarbakir last season won promotion to Lig 2 whilst Ankaragucu were relegated from the PTT Lig. Former Ankaragucu favourite Semavi Ozgur is on the books Diyarbakir and will be looking to get one over his former side.
The visitors go into the match having drawn with Iskenderun away and Altay at home, both games finished 1-1. A good performance last weekend at home to Altay shows that Diyarbakir will be no pushovers.
Ankaragucu go into the game full of confidence, a fantastic 6-0 win at Eyupspor last week and the team will be hoping to carry that form into this weekends game. Hayati Soldas has a tough task on his hands of picking the starting 11. Hasan Ayaroglu won player of the week in Lig 2 last week with a fantastic performance on his return from International duty. Emre Tasdemir replaced Mehmet Tasci who was called up to the Turkish U23 squad, and the youngster scored in the game against Eyup.
It remains to be seen if Aydin, Volkan, Aytac, Ibrahim and Levant will return to the first team, they will all have a fight on their hands to get into the team, something which hasn't been the case with Ankaragucu for the last couple of seasons.
I will put up the Link for Saturdays match on The Round Ball in Ankara facebook page on Sunday about 30 mins before kick off. Stay tuned for all the action !!