TFF vice president and executive committee member Servet Yardımcı and executive committee member Hamit Altıntop introduced the preparations for the 2020 UEFA Champions League Final at Leaders Week London 2019.
TFF General Secretary Kadir Kardaş and former Turkish National Team player Tuncay Şanlı attended to the panel held in Twickenham Stadium, London.
Servet Yardımcı gave information about Turkey's preparations for the upcoming 2020 UEFA Champions League Final in Istanbul and expressed the importance of the final for Turkey. 'We came here to explain the ability and success of Istanbul on organising such events.' told Servet Yardımcı.
Reminding the final in Istanbul in 2005, 'Champions League final is one of the most important finals in the World with an audience more than 200 million people.' Said Yardımcı and laid stress on TFF's efforts on promoting Turkey abroad by organising important finals.
Servet Yardımcı also wished that Turkey will host the final of the FIFA World Cup one day.
Hamit Altıntop: 'We already started working'
TFF Executive Committee Member Hamit Altıntop expressed the importance of such a final for Turkey and said: "We have to understand that it is very important and it comes with big responsibilities. Eight or nine months left fort his final but we have already started working on it. Because we want to host our guests in a very fine way.'
Hamit Altıntop told that Turkey has been worn off in recent years but hasn't lost its essence. 'We have a new airport, new public transportation lines. We want to emphasize these and we believe that organise the final in the best way possible. I hope we will witness a better final than in 2005.' Said Altıntop.
Tuncay Şanlı pointed out the importance of explaining the preparations for the final and said: 'Everyone knows our country when it comes to good preparation. I hope we will witness a joyful and historic final again.'