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Kurdish women footballers to be disciplined for victory sign

27 March
10:10 2015

DİYARBAKIR (DİHA) - The Turkish Football Federation has referred Diyarbakır's Amedspor women's football team to the federation's disciplinary board because they made the "victory sign" associated with the Kurdish movement.

The players made the gesture after their overwhelming 24-0 triumph against Samsun Gülizar Hasan Yılmaz Youthspor in the match played in the city of Erzincan. The Federation has called the victory sign "ideological propaganda" and recommended a disciplinary review for the players.

The team, Amedspor, is named after the Kurdish name of the city of Diyarbakır—Amed.