Turkey detains player

ANKARA – Turkish authorities detained former national team soccer player Bekir Irtegun yesterday as part of the sweeping crackdown following last year’s failed coup attempt, Turkish media reported. CNN Turk said Irtegun, a former Fenerbahce and Basaksehir defender, is accused of being a sympathiser of U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom Ankara blames for orchestrating the […]

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