Samsunspor - Tavsanli Linyitspor 19.01.2014

Turkey: Nice choreography.

 

TURKEY: On 20 January 1989, while traveling to Malatya to face Malatyaspor, Samsunspor were involved in a bus accident. The accident killed five players and coaches, and seriously injured seven other team members. Among the players killed were Mete Adanýr and Muzaffer Badaloðlu. Zoran Tomić, fell into a coma for six months before passing away in his native Yugoslavia. Manager Nuri Asan and the bus driver were also killed. Of the players who were injured, two continued playing. Emin Kar, captain of Samsunspor, was left paralyzed after the event. Fatih Uraz, then starting goalkeeper of Samsunspor and the Turkey national football team, broke a vertebrae in his back. He did make a return to football, but was unable to regain a starting place at either national or club level.

 

 

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