Galatasaray, Fener mull playing in Baku
Galatasaray and Fenerbahçe will renew their rivalry in the Super Cup final. DHA photoTurkish football’s two giants, Galatasaray and Fenerbahçe, could play their next match in the Azerbaijani capital of Baku, according to media reports.
Daily Hürriyet has reported that the Turkish Football Federation (TFF) has sent a letter to its Azerbaijani counterpart on whether the next Super Cup game could be played in Baku or not.
The Azerbaijani Football Federation is considering the offer and will shortly inform the TFF about its decision, the report added.
If accepted, Spor Toto Super League champion Galatasaray and Ziraat Turkish Cup winner Fenerbahçe will play their Super Cup game on Aug. 11, 2013.
Last year’s rematch
The two fierce rivals played in the most recent installment of the Super Cup last year, with Galatasaray beating its archrival 3-2 in extra time in a final played in the eastern Turkish province of Erzurum.
The finals between 2006 and 2008 were played in German cities, Frankfurt, Köln and Duisburg, marking the only times the final was played outside of Turkey. Prior to 2005, all finals were played in Ankara, the Turkish capital.