FORMER GALATASARAY GENERAL SECRETARY & SIVASSPOR, KONYASPOR SPORTS DIRECTOR JOINS CAPITAL SPORTS MEDIA
Capital Sports Media, London – 13.10.2020 | Capital Sports Media is delighted to confirm the appointment of Mustafa Turgun to the role of General Manager. Having enjoyed a 20-year-long career in football management, Turgun is an esteemed and well-respected figure in Turkish football.
Turgun joins Capital Sports Media following a series of high-profile executive roles at some of the nation’s most successful football clubs. As the Sports Director, Stadium and Facilities Director, and General Secretary of Galatasaray SK. Under Turgun, the club obtained UEFA Quality Certificate for Professional Football Functions and the Stadium Operations.
Turgun’s work has had an impact on the wider reputation of Turkish football too. During his career, he has worked as supervisor and director of many important sporting events like the 2013 FIFA U20 İstanbul Venue Manager, UEFA Champions League, Europa League, FIBA Euro League, FIBA Eurocup, and CEV Cup, and many others. He took an active role as Deputy General Manager of the foundation of the E-Ticket Project (Passolig), responsible for the relations and implementation of the system — as well as the supervision and adaptation of Turkish clubs to the new model of security according to law and regulation. With his help, Turkish football has been elevated to a new, respected position on the global footballing stage.
Turgun will be bringing all of this knowledge and more to Capital Sports Media, allowing the investment firm to add genuine depth to its relationships within the Turkish football market. Having secured a commercial partnership with Galatasaray earlier this year, allowing the club to engage fans and earn advertising revenue in new and exciting ways, Turgun’s support can bring Capital Sports Media’s innovative thinking to more teams and more passionate football fans.
Mustafa Turgun, General Manager of Capital Sports Media: “I am so happy to be joining the Capital Sports Media family. I believe the forward-thinking vision of CSM will have a hugely positive effect and will further the progression of Turkish sport. I see this new step in my career as being a part of one of the most innovative projects in the country. After 20 years of experience in sports management, I can sincerely tell you that I’m very excited to have a seat on this journey.”
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