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Akhisarspor claim Ziraat Turkish Cup for first time

00:15 11-05-2018

Akhisarspor claim Ziraat Turkish Cup for first time

Teleset Mobilya Akhisarspor defeated Fenerbahce 3-2 on Thursday evening at Diyarbakir Stadium to claim its first ever Ziraat Turkish Cup title, APA  reports quoting Anadolu.

 

Akhisarspor found the first goal in the 32nd minute with Miguel Lopes on a fine volley.

 

Fenerbahce equalized the score in the 56th minute with striker Jose Fernandao.

 

Abdoul Sissoko and Helder Barbosa score two goals within ten minutes to give Aegean side a comfortable 3-1 lead with ten minutes to go.

 

Fenerbahce's Brazilian midfielder Josef de Souza scored a header in the 86th minute to keep his team within a goal, but Akhisarspor managed to hold on in the remaining minutes to win the cup.

 

Teleset Mobilya Akhisarspor also earned the right to participate in the UEFA Europa League qualifiers next season.



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