By Ahmet Abdulaziz …..

The TRNC Under 13 badminton team players returned home after participating in the Under 13 Turkey Badminton Championship. The tournament was started on 26th and finished on 30th September 2018, in Ankara.

Comprised of 5 boys and 5 girls, the team earned great experience by contesting against their counterparts. In total our players won 14 matches.

On the first day of the tournament they won 9 out of 11 matches played by them. The next day they won 5 more matches. However they could not succeed in winning on the next and the final day of the championship.

The TRNC team was comprised of  Sevimnaz Çiftlikağası, Rabia Kadiroğulları, İzgi Mertdin, İncinaz Üngüder  and  Nehir Meral Deniz in the girls’ team. The boys’ team comprised of  Hüseyin Şahali, Marko Demir Lesinger, Salih Doğu Öztürk, Emre Erçelik and Başar Kuzel .