Ersan Odaman, club president of Izmir Metropolitan Belediyespor, who won the championship by winning 2-0 over Beşiktaş HDI Sigorta in the HDI Insurance Wheelchair Basketball Super League play-off final series, said, “Now is the time for planning that will make a sound in Europe.” said.
In the statement made by İzmir Metropolitan Belediyespor, it was stated that Ahmet Efetürk, who scored 427 points this season in İzmir Metropolitan Belediyespor, which reached the 5th championship after 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004, received the “Most Valuable Player” award.
Head of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Youth and Sports Department Hakan Orhunbilge, whose views are included in the statement, said that the men’s handball team won the Turkish Cup, the women’s team played the final in the same cup, the amputee football team won the third place in the Super League, and the ice hockey team returned to the Super League. He said he was back.
With the promotion of Altay, one of the football teams of İzmir, to the Super League, Bucaspor 1928 to the 2nd League, Altınordu’s participation in the play-off finals with its team of young and local players, Pınar Karşıyaka reaching the finals of the FIBA Champions League. He said that the time of Izmir is lived in sports.
İzmir Metropolitan Belediyespor Club President Ersan Odaman stated that the success achieved in wheelchair basketball is the result of the importance they attach to the disabled branches, and said, “I believe that we have created a very important synergy in İzmir with international tournaments, championship cups, players going to national teams and successful results. Wheelchair Super “The trophy that our team, which is the locomotive of the League, won after 17 years, is really meaningful. Now is the time for planning that will make an impact in Europe.” used the phrases.
Coach Erdinç Kılıç noted that they presented the trophy to Izmir and the disabled.
Stating that he won a Super League championship for the first time in his career, Kılıç said, “Words are not enough to describe how nice it is. This team, after a whole year without a game due to the pandemic, finished the regular season with 13 wins in 14 games, and won all 6 games in the play-offs. He achieved a success with the strength of his wrist and faith.” made its assessment.
Ahmet Efetürk, who was chosen as the most valuable player of the play-offs, stated that they reached the championship in the season they wanted and worked hard.