Turkish Volleyball Federation President Mehmet Akif Üstündağ, Mercedes-Benz Executive Board and Automobile Group President Şükrü Bekdikhan and national athletes Zehra Güneş and Efe Mandıracı attended the signing ceremony held at Divan Kuruçeşme.
Making a statement here, President Üstündağ said that he was happy to witness this beautiful and historical day.
Stating that Turkish volleyball is achieving success with each passing day, Üstündağ said, “We are having very exciting days at the point we have reached. We took our place in the 11th place in the World Championship, which we participated in after 24 years. I would like to thank everyone who contributed in these historical days. Our sponsors have given us every support on this path. “I say it once. I would like to thank my dear friend Şükrü Bey and the Mercedes family, as well. I would like to underline that our biggest supporters are the sponsors in doing good work at the point reached in volleyball.” used the phrases.
– “We brought 2 important organizations to our country”
Mehmet Akif Üstündağ announced that they will host 2 important organizations.
Stating that they continue to be the pride of Europe and the world in volleyball, Üstündağ said:
“At the meeting we were together with our President, we were informed that Turkish volleyball is number one. We continue to be the pride of the world and Europe. We also aspired to the second World Club Championship, the first of which we organized last year. The World Clubs Championship to be held on 12-18 December, It will take place in Turkey. Turkey has never held a World Championship. We held a preliminary meeting with our state elders that we as Turkey aspired to the 2026 World Championship. The Nations League will consist of three legs, the first leg will be the end of May-June. Again this year and next year, we will visit Turkey We got it. We will see the final later, I hope.”
Şükrü Bekdikhan stated that as Mercedes-Benz, they have been providing support to various branches of sports for 26 years.
Emphasizing that they undertake sponsorships to contribute to the development of athletes, Bekdikhan said, “We are very proud to participate in much more enjoyable and beautiful things today. We have started a period for the next 3 years, but our sponsorships are always expressed in the 20s. I hope we start this with the hope of carrying it there. Electric We will start giving cars and increase these numbers in the coming days.” he said.
National volleyball player Zehra Güneş expressed her satisfaction with the cooperation and said, “Mercedes-Benz, which has been my electric vehicle sponsor for 1.5 years, is now the main sponsor of our national teams. My main sponsor Mercedes-Benz is with us after the matches, no matter what the result. I believe this will continue in our national team. I would like to thank Mercedes-Benz for their contribution and sincere approach and the Mercedes-Benz team who have never left me alone.” made its assessment.
Efe Mandıracı, one of the men’s national team players, said, “We are very happy that a giant brand like Mercedes-Benz is the national team sponsor. I wish the cooperation to be beneficial.” expressed an opinion.