Semifinal abandoned after Besiktas coach injured

ISTANBUL — The Turkish Cup semifinal between Fenerbahce and Besiktas was abandoned on Thursday after visiting coach Senol Gunes was injured by an object thrown from the stands.

The Istanbul derby match at Fenerbahce had been briefly halted several times before the incident occurred in the 58th minute of the goalless second leg.

Gunes fell to the ground after being hit by the object and was taken to hospital where he needed five stitches.

Besiktas president Fikret Orman lambasted security at the stadium and said Gunes was in good health but would remain in hospital overnight.

Assistant coach Erdinc Gultekin was left with a bloodied face after a tunnel bust-up between both sets of players and staff.

Besiktas defender Pepe was sent off after half an hour. The first leg ended 2-2.

Must Read

De Silva's 104 not out leads Sri Lanka reply vs...

Feb 1, 2018

Dhananjaya de Silva scored 104 not out as Sri Lanka made a strong reply after dismissing Bangladesh...

Sri Lanka leads by 199 runs at tea on 2nd day vs....

Feb 9, 2018

Sri Lanka was 87 for three to extend its lead to 199 runs against Bangladesh at tea on the second...

Egyptian police arrest 22 over riot in coastal...

Feb 28, 2017

Egypt officials: Police arrest 22 after hundreds go on rampage in Port Said to protest death...

Salah's success offers hope in Egypt to fans and...

Jan 4, 2018

Success of Liverpool star Mohamed Salah offers hope in Egypt to fans and authorities

El-Hadary on way to becoming oldest to play at a...

May 14, 2018

Essam el-Hadary is on his way to becoming the oldest person to play in a World Cup match

About Us

Get all the up-to-date breaking news about politics, business, entertainment, sports, lifestyles, weather, traffic, and local news in a seamless digital environment only in Morning Dispatcher.

Contact us: sales[at]morningdispatcher.com

Subscribe Now!

Quick Links

HomePress