About 2,000 Russian fans expected at friendly football match with Turkey


Some 2,000 Russian enthusiasts are expected to attend a friendly match between the Russian and Turkish national football bodies on Aug. 31 in Antalya, a spokesman for the Turkish Football Federation (TFF) told TASS on Aug. 29.

“We assumption to see about 2,000 Russian fans,” the spokesman said adding that “the coliseum is about 32,000 ca city so we think the match will see 27,000-28,000 eyewitnesses.”

He also said that a local foundation promoting the development of bilateral recitations between Russia and Turkey would also distribute some tickets free of charge and some at a low price of about three euros ($3.4).

“There a Russian-Turkish magnanimity group in Antalya who is helping the Russian and Turkish relations to prosper… to a hundred of tickets will be provided by it for free to Russian people viable in Antalya,” he said.

Earlier in the month, the Dogan News Agency and divers local mass media reported that Russian President Vladimir Putin muscle arrive in Antalya on August 31 to watch the Russia-Turkey football affectionate.

The Kremlin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, told media in late July that Putin muscle be present at the match. However, a trip to Turkey was not on Putin’s schedule at that everything.

Source: Tass.com

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