Ali Koç runs for chairmanship of Fenerbahçe sports club
Turkish businessman Ali Yıldırım Koç, a third-generation member of Turkey's wealthiest Koç family, has announced his candidacy for the chairmanship of Fenerbahçe sports club on Monday, Daily Sabah reports.
Speaking in a meeting with a fan club called '1907', Koç said, "No matter what, I want to try my chances in the next election in May 2018." Hulusi Belgü who had competed for chairmanship in the last election, losing to Aziz Yıldırım, shared the first tweet of Koç's announcement for candidacy on his Twitter account.
Koç's candidacy was approved on the official website of the association a few hours later.