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Football: Galatasaray chairman undergoes brain surgery

Mustafa Cengiz in intensive care after successful brain surgery, Turkish club says on social media

Can Erozden   | 07.05.2020
Football: Galatasaray chairman undergoes brain surgery

ANKARA

Galatasaray chairman Mustafa Cengiz underwent brain surgery Thursday, the Turkish football club announced on social media.

"Our president Mustafa Cengiz has been taken to intensive care unit after a successful brain surgery today and will be kept under medical observation for a while," Galatasaray tweeted.

The Istanbul club said Cengiz is doing well following the operation.

Galatasaray said Tuesday that Cengiz would face a series of operations following medical tests after he was rushed to a hospital complaining of weakness and weight loss.

He has been president of Galatasaray since 2018, winning back-to-back Turkish Super Lig titles beginning that year.

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