The number 44 shirt of Krunoslav Simon, who won 8 trophies with Anadolu Efes in 5 seasons, will take its place in Sinan Erdem Sports Hall.
Anadolu Efes Sports Club continues to honor club legends within the framework of the Jersey Pension application. The iconic number 44 shirt of Krunoslav Simon, who wore the Anadolu Efes jersey between 2017 and 2022 and had many successes, especially the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague championships won twice in a row, will take its place at the Sinan Erdem Sports Hall.
This important ceremony will be held during the Anadolu Efes – Olympiacos match to be played on Thursday, December 1, 2022, and Simon’s jersey will take its place at the Sinan Erdem Sports Hall after Anadolu Efes’ legendary Head Coach Aydın Örs and the unforgettable number 7 Petar Naumoski.
8 trophies in 5 seasons with Anadolu Efes jersey
In the 5 seasons he played for Anadolu Efes, Krunoslav Simon made his mark in Anadolu Efes’ history by winning all the trophies that could be won in our country, including 2 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Championships, 2 Basketball Super League Championships, 2 Turkish Cups and 2 Presidential Cups.
Achieving individual successes as well as club achievements, Simon also won the “Most Valuable Player” awards in the 2018 Turkey Cup and the 2019 President’s Cup.
Simon became the “Honorary Citizen” of Malatya
Basketball fans started to call Simon, who chose number 44 throughout his career at Anadolu Efes, as “Malatyalı”, and Malatya Mayor Selahattin Gürkan invited Krunoslav Simon to Malatya in 2021 and presented the successful basketball player with the “Honorary Citizenship Certificate”.