Discussion

Turkey soccer on the rise

Turkish efforts double number of youth players

Originally Published: June 27, 2011
By Awista Ayub

In soccer-crazed Turkey a revolutionary trend is emerging; one that has allowed a new generation to play the game. The emergence of women's soccer has taken the country by storm with participation levels skyrocketing.

Much of growth can be attributed to efforts made by the Turkish Football Federation (TFF), which started a school-based youth soccer development program to increase the participation of young girls in the sport and deepen the player base at a younger age.

So ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ALSO SEE

ESPN TOP HEADLINES