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Turkey: Former football players contract COVID-19

Riza Calimbay and Tanju Colak lifted Turkish league titles during their careers

Muhammed Enes Calli   | 02.12.2020
Turkey: Former football players contract COVID-19

ANKARA

Former Turkish football players Riza Calimbay and Tanju Colak have tested positive for coronavirus, they announced in separate statements on social media Wednesday.

Calimbay, 57, who currently works as a manager for Demir Grup Sivasspor, won six Turkish league titles with Besiktas during his career. He scored two goals in 47 matches for the national side.

Fifty-six-year-old Colak also lifted the league title with Galatasaray in the 1987–1988 season. He represented Turkey in 31 games and scored nine goals.

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