Some 3,000 sports teams to train in Turkey’s Antalya
ISTANBUL - Anadolu Agency
Nearly 3,000 national and international teams are expected to train this winter in Turkey's sunny Mediterranean resort city of Antalya.
More than 2,000 national and international football teams and nearly 1,000 teams from other branches of sports will train in Antalya next January-March, Recep Şamil Yaşacan, chairman of the Sports Tourism Union of Turkey, told Anadolu Agency on Nov. 19.
Antalya, one of Turkey's leading tourist destinations, will host top teams from all over the world during the winter training period, as the weather during these months is suitable for training and the city has top-level accommodations and sports facilities.
About 2,000 football teams will train in over 170 fields in Antalya, Yaşacan said.