Yellow Canaries shot stopper Mert Günok spoke to reporters, following Monday evening's friendly victory over KRC Genk. The 21-year-old goalkeeper impressed both fans and the technical staff with his cool saves and firm blocks, as he kept his cleansheet. "Volkan Demirel helps us young keepers a great deal. Together we will protect the Fener goal in the new season and work hard to be successful," said Mert Günok.
Yellow Canaries attacking midfielder Colin Kazım-Richards spoke to reporters after Monday's friendly win over KRC Genk. The 23-year-old right winger expressed his delight to have returned back to Fenerbahçe, thanking Yellow Canaries fans for their support throughout his six-month spell at French side Toulouse. "I'm absolutely delighted to be back in the family," said Colin Kazım.
Fenerbahçe manager Aykut Kocaman spoke to reporters after his team's win over KRC Genk on Monday evening. The Yellow Canaries coach stated that the scoreline doesn't necessarily mean that everything is perfect, as he stressed that the team must concentrate on minimizing their errors in passing. Kocaman also praised reserve keeper Mert Günok's performance.
News • Author: Nathan Redd • Monday, July 19, 2010
Fenerbahçe claimed their first win of the preseason Monday. The Yellow Canaries defeated Belgian squad KRC Genk 3-0 behind a trio of goals from Gökhan Ünal, Alex de Souza, and Selçuk Şahin. Coach Aykut Kocaman opted to go with a number of new faces in Monday's match, including Mert Günok replacing Volkan Babacan in goal.
News • Author: Mehmet Pozam • Monday, July 19, 2010
Fenerbahçe continued their pre-season preparations in Belgium with a practice session on Monday morning. While the Yellow Canaries prepared for their third friendly against KRC Genk, injured players Emre Belözoğlu, Mehmet Topuz and Semih Şentürk sat out today's training. The club also announced that Emre, who is currently suffering from an intestinal infection, will be reporting back to Istanbul later tonight.
Rumour • Author: Mehmet Pozam • Monday, July 19, 2010
In today's press scan, news reports from the Turkish and International press linking Fenerbahçe with transfer moves for Asamoah Gyan, Grafite, Karim Matmour, Brandão and others. Please note that Fenerbahçe Worldwide does not confirm any of the following transfer rumours.
Commentary • Author: Mehmet Pozam • Monday, July 19, 2010
Sharing the joy with Yellow Canaries fans around the globe, Fenerbahçe Worldwide proudly celebrates '19.07 World Fenerbahçe Day'. Growing bigger and reaching an even wider span across the world every day, Fenerbahçe Worldwide is proud to be the home for English-speaking Fenerbahçe fans around the globe. On behalf of Nathan and myself, we wish you all a Happy World Fenerbahçe Day!
News • Author: Mehmet Pozam • Sunday, July 18, 2010
The Yellow Canaries were back on the training ground on Sunday, following their loss against FC Köln. A number of players sat out the session having post-game massages and treatments at the team hotel, while the rest of the squad prepared for Monday's friendly against KRC Genk. Meanwhile, reports in the Turkish press indicate that Mehmet Topuz is expected to undergo a surgery for his injury.
Rumour • Author: Mehmet Pozam • Sunday, July 18, 2010
In today's press scan, news reports from the Turkish and International press linking Fenerbahçe with transfer moves for Vágner Love, Nilmar, Brandão and others. Please note that Fenerbahçe Worldwide does not confirm any of the following transfer rumours.
News • Author: Nathan Redd • Saturday, July 17, 2010
Fenerbahçe manager Aykut Kocaman spoke to reporters Saturday afternoon, following his team's 5-2 loss to FC Köln. It was the team's second friendly of the preseason, and their second defeat as well. After Saturday's match, Kocaman said he was extremely disappointed in the performance and mentality of his squad.