Saturday, July 5, 2008
Turkish football federation chief dies after heart attack
The head of the Turkish Football Federation died on Saturday after suffering a heart attack while vacationing in the southwest of Turkey, the federation said.
Hasan Dogan, 52, was having a meal with national coach Fatih Terim in the popular resort of Bodrum when he was hospitalized with a cardiac arrest, said a statement on the federation's Internet site.
Dogan,had been the head of the federation since February this year and last month saw the national team make it to the semi-finals of the Euro 2008 championships for the first time ever.
He was married with two children.
Posted by AHMET TURGUT