Fenerbahçe complains about Galatasaray fan attack
AA PhotoA Galatasaray fan punched Fenerbahçe board member Mahmut Uslu during the two teams’ Turkish Women’s Basketball League playoff final series game on May 5.
Fenerbahçe officials claimed Galatasaray board planned the attack on them, saying “they will not forget this.”
“They did some wrong things. It was an operation. It was a provocation,” Uslu told FB TV, the club’s official channel.
Fenerbahçe claimed that the event marked the “darker pages of history.”
The fan in question, Jerfi Tarık Fıratlı, denied that he punched Uslu. He admitted that he was involved in an exchange of words with Uslu outside the court before the game, but claimed that he reached out his hand just to touch Uslu’s cheek and the photographs were misleading.
Fıratlı said he would file a complaint against Uslu for swearing.