Turkey earthquake: Yeni Malatyaspor goalkeeper Ahmet Eyup Turkaslan dies
Turkish goalkeeper Ahmet Eyup Turkaslan has died following Monday’s earthquake in his house nation, his membership Yeni Malatyaspor has confirmed.
“Our goalkeeper, Ahmet Eyup Turkaslan, lost his life after being under the collapse of the earthquake. Rest in peace,” the membership stated on Twitter.
“We will not forget you, beautiful person,” it added.
Turkaslan, 28, performed six instances for Turkish second division membership Yeni Malatyaspor after becoming a member of in 2021.
Former Crystal Palace and Everton winger Yannick Bolasie, who presently performs for Turkish second tier aspect Caykur Rizespor, stated on Twitter: “RIP brother Eyup Ahmet Turkaslan. One moment you can see someone in the dugout, the next moment they’re gone.”
Bolasie added: “My condolences to all his family and team-mates at Yeni Malatyaspor. Devastating to hear and wish we can all continue to help everyone in need.”