Who was Ahmet Eyup Turkaslan?

AHMET EYUP TURKASLAN was tragically pronounced dead after his body was found under rubble following Turkey’s great earthquake.

The country was hit by a massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake, causing harm to many people.

Ahmet Eyup Turkaslan died tragically in an earthquake in Turkey


Ahmet Eyup Turkaslan died tragically in an earthquake in TurkeyPhoto credit: Twitter

Unfortunately, Turkish soccer player Ahmet Eyup Turkaslan was also a victim of this tragic incident.

Who was Ahmet Eyup Turkaslan?

Turkaslan was born on September 11, 1994 and started his professional career in 2013 with Turkish club Bugsasspor.

However, the Turkish goalkeeper was briefly loaned to Osmanlispor in 2016, where he made his professional debut.

After a successful spell at his loan club, Turkaslan put pen to paper and stayed at Osmanlispor for another three seasons before joining Umraniyespor in 2020.

A year later, Ahmet signed a contract with Yeni Malatyaspor.

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How did Ahmet Eyup Turkaslan die?

Ahmet, 28, was reportedly trapped under a collapsed apartment building on Monday February 6 after a major earthquake hit Turkey.

There were claims that he had died after it was announced that he was missing, but Yeni Malatyaspor President Haci Ahmet Yaman denied these allegations.

Turkaslan’s wife was rescued from the rubble and asked on social media to help find her husband.

However, Ahmet’s body was tragically recovered from under the remains of a building on Tuesday 7 February.

what was said

On Tuesday, his club – Yeni Malatyaspor – revealed: “Sorry for your loss.

“Our goalkeeper Ahmet Eyup Turkaslan lost his life after being devastated by the earthquake.

“Rest in peace. We will not forget you beautiful person.”

Ex-teammate Moussa Sow led the tributes when he tweeted: “You were a good guy, super nice, respectful, happy to have met you.”

https://www.the-sun.com/sport/7331190/who-was-ahmet-eyup-turkaslan-death-earthquake-turkey/ Who was Ahmet Eyup Turkaslan?


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