Hasan Doğan

Hasan Doğan (15 March 1956 – 5 July 2008) was the 37th president of the Turkish Football Federation. He died of a heart attack in Bodrum, a popular tourist destination in the southwest Turkish Riviera, where he was on vacation.[1][2][3] He was incumbent for a relatively short period, beginning on 14 February 2008 and serving until his death on 5 July 2008.

Hasan Doğan
Born(1956-03-15)15 March 1956
Abana, Turkey
Died5 July 2008(2008-07-05) (aged 52)
Bodrum, Turkey
NationalityTurkish
Known for37th President of the Turkish Football Federation

During his presidency, the Turkish national football team qualified for the semi-finals at UEFA Euro 2008, held in Austria and Switzerland.

The 2015–16 season of the Turkish Süper Lig was named in his honour.[4]

PersonalEdit

He was married to Aysel Doğan, who accompanied him to Euro 2008. He had two children, Zeynep and Selim.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Futbol Federasyonu Başkanı Hasan Doğan kalp krizinden öldü". Milliyet (in Turkish). July 5, 2008. Retrieved July 5, 2008.
  2. ^ "Federasyon Başkanı Doğan hayatını kaybetti". Hürriyet (in Turkish). July 5, 2008. Retrieved July 5, 2008.
  3. ^ "Turkey mourns death of Hasan Doğan". UEFA. July 5, 2008. Archived from the original on November 19, 2009. Retrieved July 5, 2008.
  4. ^ "Sözcü". Retrieved June 13, 2020.
  5. ^ "Ve Başkan Hasan Doğan!". Ajansspor.com (in Turkish). February 14, 2008. Archived from the original on July 12, 2008. Retrieved July 5, 2008.

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Honorary titles
Preceded by
Haluk Ulusoy
President of the Turkish Football Federation
14 February 2008 – 5 July 2008
Succeeded by
Mahmut Özgener