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Fener’s presidential candidate promises $100m

Ali Koc Fenerbahce presidency candidate 100 million

Fenerbahce will hold President elections this summer and Ali Koc, the leading candidate, has said he will pump $100 million into the the club if he is elected.

Fenerbahce are preparing for their presidency elections, which will take place in June this year, and the rumor mill is working over-time. Ali Koc, one of the candidates for the coveted position, has allegedly said he will commit $100 million to the club if he wins.

Former Fenerbahce president Ali Sen was interviewed by Turkish media and in the build-up to the upcoming elections, he dropped some hints of what the fans can expect if Koc is elected.

“If Ali Koc is elected as president, he will give much more to Fenerbahce than he did to Barcelona (referring to the $70 million deal with Barcelona). The Koc Group will also donate plenty. The total amount will exceed $100 million.”, said the former Fenerbahce president.

Ali Koc is a member of Turkey’s wealthiest family, the Koc family, who own and operate Koc Holding Group. The family’s wealth is estimated at over $10 billion.

The current club president is Aziz Yildirim however his support has reached a critical low-point after numerous corruption scandals stretching back several years.

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