Latest news! The final of the play-offs of the 1st TFF League was the scene of the Izmir derby. Altınordu and Altay faced off at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium.
Altay, who beat his opponent 1-0 with a goal scored by Paixao in the 89th minute, entered the Super League.
Under Mustafa Denizli’s leadership, Altay managed to promote himself to the Super League again after 18 years.
Previously, Adana Demirspor and Giresunspor were the teams promoted to the Super League.
Altai coach Mustafa Denizli
ALTAY IS IN THE SUPER LEAGUE AFTER 18 YEARS
After bidding farewell to the Super League in 2002-2003, Altay returned to the 1st TFF League, despite his regression to the 3rd TFF League, breaking his misfortune in the play-offs.
Altay, who has appeared in the Super League play-offs 5 times before and lost twice in the final, was unable to obtain a Super League visa in the last game in 2009-2010, which was played in the style of the single circuit league.
The black and white team reached the Super League three times in 1983-1984 under Coşkun Süer, in 1990-1991 under Behiç Funda and in 2001-2002 under Reha Kapsal.
Altay coach Mustafa Denizli, who previously promoted Çaykur Rizespor to the Super League in the 2012-2013 season, finished the league in 4th place with Manisaspor in 2003-2004, when the top 3 teams were granted visas. of the Super League and there was no out-of-system play. The seasoned coach failed to advance to the Super League in the 2016-17 play-off final, losing to another zmir representative, Göztepe, at the start of Eskişehirspor following a penalty shootout. goal.