June 29, 2022

Bengű Shail – In Memory

By Margaret Sheard

There are some kind and thoughtful people in this world aBengu transplantnd one of them is Berke Ertopaloğlu who, as well as working so hard for the Lapta Tourism Festival, has devoted his time to arranging a Beach Football Tournament which is in memory of  Bengű Shail, who sadly died in July last year when she lost her battle with cancer following a bone marrow transplant.

Berke was devastated at the news, having initiated a campaign in North Cyprus to try and find a donor for Bengu.  To read Bengu’s story click here and the news of her sad death at the age of 35 please  click here.

The Lapta Municipality Beach Football Tournament in memory of Bengű will be on the 5th and 6th July at Incirli Plajı, Lapta starting at 9am.  Registration is free and must be made by 4th July latest.  Please contact Berke Ertopaloğlu on 0533 834 9878.

What a wonderful way to pay tribute to a very brave lady.


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