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Poland blames Belarusian regime for encouraging illegal immigrants to fly to Belarus promising entrance into the EU just as Turkey did in 2020 at the Greek borders
Girls living in orphanages in the Central Anatolian province of Sivas have formed a football team and qualified for the Third Women's Football League that will start in February.
The team is called the Family and Social Policy Youth and Sports Club, named after the Family and Social Services Ministry.
Turkish e-sports teams have achieved enormous success in the PUBG Mobile World Championship, with teams gaining prizes between $98,000 and $482,000.
"We are proud with the Turkish teams' performances. Not only for PUBG, but for Turkish e-sports, it has been a year of records," Aras Şenyüz, the country manager of PUBG Mobile, told Demirören News Agency on Jan. 25.
Beşiktaş coach Sergen Yalçın has left his post following a string of poor results, according to a statement by the Turkish Süper Lig champion.
"We have parted ways by mutual agreement with Sergen Yalçın, who has been the coach of our Professional Football Team since Jan. 29, 2020," Beşiktaş said on Dec. 9 in a brief statement.
Mustafa Cengiz, the former chair of the Turkish football team Galatasaray, has died at the age of 71, according to a statement by the sports club.
"We lost the 37th president of Galatasaray Sports Club, Mustafa Cengiz. May God have mercy on our president. Our condolences to his family, loved ones and our community," it said in the statement.
Turkey continued to escalate its provocations against Greece
Following the international break, football fans in Turkey eye the coming intercontinental derby between Istanbul's fierce rivals, Galatasaray and Fenerbahçe, on Nov. 21.
The two teams are now quite far from the top of the league, so both need a victory to grip the title race in the Turkish Spor Toto Süper Lig.
Turkey defeated Montenegro 2-1 in a 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifications Group G match on Nov. 16.
Montenegro started the match at home very fast and drew first blood in the third minute with Fatos Beqiraj at Podgorica City Stadium.
Turkey's response came in the 22nd minute with Kerem Aktürkoğlu. The first half ended 1-1.
Turkey heads to Montenegro on Nov. 16 night knowing that a victory would be enough for it to secure a top-two finish in its 2022 World Cup qualification group.
The country is currently second in Group G, level on points with third-placed Norway, while Montenegro is down in fourth and will finish in that position regardless of what happens on the final matchday.