EMU Talks Football

A panel titled Is football only football? took place at the Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) organized by the Health Sciences Faculty, Department of Sports Sciences. The moderator of the panel that took place at the Health Sciences amphitheatre was Prof. Dr. Mehtap Malkoc, Dean of the Health Sciences Faculty. Speakers at the panel were well-known Turkish football coach and sports writer Onder Ozen and Cypriot sports writer Ogun Genc Kacmaz.

Speaking in front of a large audience, Ogun Genc Kacmaz provided information about the state of Cypriot football, living conditions and the difficulties of administrative affairs underlining the fact that necessary importance isn’t placed on football in the country. The other speaker, Onder Ozen talked about the social and economic effects of countries and their rulers on football, focusing on the financial and administrative dilemmas in Turkish football. The panel came to an end with a question and answer session.

Onder Ozen and Ogun Genc Kacmaz visited the EMU Rector’s Office along with Dean Prof. Dr. Mehtap Malkoc, Sports Sciences Department Coordinator Assist. Prof. Dr. Berkiye Kirmizigil, academic staff member Ahmet Ozyasar and Public Relations and Press Office Director Murat Aktugrali. At the Rector’s Office the group visited Vice Rector for Academic Affairs Prof. Dr. Huseyin Ozkaramanli. Receiving information about EMU, guest speaker Ozen, expressed his pleasure regarding being at EMU. Ozen was also presented a gift with Cypriot Lefkara work and EMU logo.

Source: Eastern Mediterranean University