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Monday, April 20, 2015
Turkey wins World high schools football championship
A high school team from Trabzon, Turkey has scooped the World High Schools Championship Football 2015 title after beating a Brazilian high school team in the final match.
The team achieved victory after winning the match 2-1 on Monday.
The Trabzon Erdogdu Anadolu High School is the second high school team from Trabzon to win such a title, after Trabzon High School won the championship organized in China’s Shanghai in 2003.
The International Federation of official school sport organizations (ISF) organized the World High Schools Championship Football 2015 in Guatemala’s Retalhuleu city from April 12 to April 20.
School director Ali Turan said: “Our children made history on the other side of the world.
“We are very happy to return to Trabzon with the cup.”
He said that all the 18 players were part of the Trabzonspor’s Under-18 and Under-17 teams.