Heartbreaking Moment As The Late Christian Atsu's Club Hatayspor Records 5:1 Win Since Feb Earthquake
Hatayspor sadly experienced the worst thing ever in football last February which led to major fatalities, including Christian Atsu and several key players but today, in their opening match against the newly promoted side Pendikspor saw Hatayspor recording a resounding victory in a six goal thriller.
Hatayspor shrugged off the pain and the shock the team went through to beat their new opponent 5:1 , a victory well deserved in consoling the departed team mates and souls.
Two players Bertug Yildirim and goal keeper Kardesler who took part in Hatayspor's winning game against Pendikspor in today's opening game were part of last February survivors and team mates of Atsu. The likes of F. Dele Bashiru, C. Strandberg, G. Saglam, and Bertug O. Yildirim contributed the 5 goals whereas in the dire minute, Thuram of Pendikspor scoring a consoling goal for the host team.
Former goalkeeper for the Turkish national team Volkan Demirel who was then the coach for Hatayspor in February remained on the coaching seat for Hatayspor once against and played a major role in their big win today.