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Turkey ends volleyball season over coronavirus pandemic

No champion, no relegation in Turkish volleyball leagues this season

Emrah Oktay   | 11.05.2020
Turkey ends volleyball season over coronavirus pandemic

ISTANBUL

Turkish volleyball season in men, women were ended on Monday, as part of the response to coronavirus pandemic, with no champion or relegated clubs.

Turkish Volleyball Federation President Mehmet Akif Ustundag said they ended Vestel Venus Sultanlar Ligi and AXA Insurance Efeler Ligi with no champion and relegation due to COVID-19.

"We have not determined the championship and there will be no relegation. 4 teams will promote to top division. The leagues will be played with 16 teams next year," said Ustundag.

He also wished that the annulment decision would benefit the sports and volleyball community.


* Writing by Muhammed Enes Calli in Ankara

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