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ONURALP ÇEVIKKAN TURNED PROFESSIONAL

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24/12/2022

We signed a professional contract with goalkeeper Onuralp Çevikkan, who plays for Altınordu Football Academy (ALFA) U16/17 team. 
Altınordu Football Academy (ALFA) Executive Director Ahmet Furkan Can, ALFA Goalkeeping Head Coach Hüseyin Yenikaya, Onuralp Çevikkan's mother, Arzu, and father Mustafa Çevikkan were present at the signing ceremony held at Torbalı Metin Oktay Campus.

AHMET FURKAN CAN: WE TRUST HIM VERY MUCH

Stating that our young player has seven years of seniority in Altınordu, our ALFA Executive Director Ahmet Furkan Can said, "Onuralp is an player who lives both on and off the field. He is our son. Today he stepped into professionalism. The whole process for him will start from now on. He will continue in the same way and will transfer to our A-Team and then to Europe, our biggest desire. We trust and believe in him very much."

ALFA Goalkeeping Head Coach Hüseyin Yenikaya, who has been working with Onuralp Çevikkan for many years, reminded that our young player was nine years old when he came to Altınordu and said, "His talents were already evident from that day. He would also obviously be a social kid with a positive smile. He has had a successful process so far. Hopefully, he will reach good places and go to Europe, which is our goal. What excites me the most is to see a young boy who came as a small sprout grows in our hands. God bless his path, and I wish him a successful football life."

ONURALP ÇEVIKKAN: I WILL CONTINUE TO RUN TOWARD MY GOALS

Our young athlete Onuralp Çevikkan, who has signed his transition to professionalism, said, "I am very excited today. I want to thank my family, who have supported me until today. I would like to thank all my teachers who have supported me from football school until today, our club employees who always serve us, and our president Seyit Mehmet Özkan who always trusts Turkish youth. I am aware that my responsibility has increased. I will continue to work hard and run toward my goals. I will never give up," he said.

Our player's mother, Arzu, and father, Mustafa Çevikkan also expressed that they are pleased that their son has become a professional.