Seba favors Karadeniz as new chair
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Honorary Chairman Süleyman Seba is a highly influential figure at Beşiktaş. Hürriyet photoBeşiktaş football club’s Honorary Chairman Süleyman Seba has called on the club’s delegates to “unite behind” Yalçın Karadeniz ahead of the chair elections, in a step that hurts Serdal Adalı’s chances.
Seba, who is a highly influential name in the Beşiktaş organization thanks to his 16-year spell as the club’s chairman, released a statement yesterday calling for support for Karadeniz, ahead of the elections on March 25.
“I suggest the club should unite behind Advisory Council Head Yalçın Karadeniz, who currently leads the club according to the regulations. I believe he would lead the club to unity,” the statement read.
Beşiktaş will vote for a new chairman, after Yıldırım Demirören resigned from his post to take over the Turkish Football Federation. Serdal Adalı, a former official under the Demirören administration, was previously the apparent frontrunner in the race, and said last week that he would participate in the elections if he could “enter the elections as the only candidate.