Aziz Yildirim re-elected Fenerbahce chairman
Yildirim elected to 12th term atop one of Turkey's biggest sports clubs, winning 5,504 votes against rival Belgu’s 1,144.Aziz Yildirim has been elected to his 12th term as chairman of Fenerbahce sports club at Sunday's general assembly.
Yildirim defeated his rival Hulusi Belgu after winning 5,504 votes at the election, while Belgu received 1,144 votes.
Aziz Yildirim has been at the helm of Fenerbahce, one of the biggest sports clubs in Turkey, since 1998.
The Yellow Canaries' chairman of 17 years, Yildirim had earlier said he would not stand, only to change tack after, he said, he saw a newspaper ad calling for his resignation.