Drone footage: Rescuers in Turkish cities search for earthquake survivors (Reuters)
The severe earthquakes in Turkey claimed thousands of victims, and one of the tragic stories comes from the Sivaspor team, in which Dia Saba, the new player of Maccabi Haifa, starred until recently.
The club sent condolences to the assistant coach Ihan Tanblulu, who lost 15 members of his family in the disaster that hit the city of Tay in Kahramanmaras province.
Coach Riza Chalimbai was interviewed and said: "Ihan, one of my assistants, suffered a terrible tragedy when 15 members of his family died. Unfortunately for the young man, we could not send him to Hatay because there is heavy snow in Sivas and traffic is impossible. I wish we could be there to help. We Very sad, we sent our condolences. This is a difficult day for all of Turkey. As a club, we will do our best to help."
In Turkey it was claimed: "Atsu was found alive".
His friend: "He is under the rubble"
Guy Hadida in Turkey: "I woke up to a flood of calls, everyone was worried"
Vulcan Demiral cried after the earthquake and cried for help: "People are dying here"
Following the difficult events and the state of emergency in the country, Turkey decided to cancel all upcoming sports events.
Of course, the Turkish Football Federation also stopped the games and announced a donation of 20 million Turkish Liras: "Our nation is experiencing a sad day, this is one of the greatest disasters we have known. We believe that we can heal with the help of unity, brotherhood and cooperation. We decided to start a charity campaign: 'We are all heart One'. All the clubs, players, coaches, presidents, teams and fans are partners in the campaign. We are one big family and we invite you to lend a hand and help."
Earthquake in Turkey