Turkish football creates its own FFP to deal with years of mismanagement

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Turkey’s qualification for the finals of Uefa Euro 2020 has given the country’s football authorities fresh hope that their ‘Golden Generation’ of young players will help drive the commercial transformation of the sport in the country and help push its football economy further up the international league table.

According to Servet Yardımcı, vice-president of the Turkish Football Federation and Uefa executive committee member, success really does breed success and the performances of the current squad are going a long way to rekindling the passion for the national team ignited by the generation of players which finished third at the 2002 World Cup and reached the semi-finals of the Euros in 2008.

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