Yildirim Demiroren will run for TFF president next season

Yildirim Demiroren will run for TFF president next season [divider]

Turkish Football Federation president Yıldırım Demirören will run for presidency again at the next election.

“There is an election in June, as you all know I never leave a job half done,” Demirören said.

“I will be running for re-election. 

“I nor the federation has never had any pressure from the government to make certain decisions and policies.”

Demirören has been a controversial president bringing reducing the foreign player ruling to five non-Turkish players permitted to play at any one time.

The former Beşiktaş president also brought in the heavily criticised Passolig e-ticketing system.

The Passolig system is currently being taken to court by a non governmental organization named Supporter Rights Solidarity Center (Taraf-Der).

Taraf-Der are campaigning for the Passolig to be disbanded on grounds that the e-ticketing system violates the constitution and the European Convention on Human Rights.

Each Passolig card sold automatically results in a credit card and bank account being opened at Aktif Bank.

The company issuing the cards can sell private data to third parties and charges a bank commission on every sale.