Turkish club Trabzonspor has reacted to former player John Mikel Obi’s comments suggesting club chairman Ahmet Agaoglu preferred winning the league title with Trabzonspor than preventing the spread of coronavirus. Obi only joined the club as a free agent last summer, having penned a two-year dea, but ended his contract after falling out with the club chairman for a social media post where he slammed the club for still playing football during the coronavirus pandemic.
“Mikel’s claim regarding our club does not reflect the truth. At Trabzonspor Club, we have taken all our precautions against Covid-19 in a short time,” Trabzonspor said in a statement to Trabzon based website 61saat.com on Saturday. What do you guys think?
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N380 forex rate is currency adjustment and not devaluation – Emefiele
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