Young Socceroos get Turkish security OK

June 21, 2013
Team manager Simon Roberts gave an assurance on Friday that anti-government protests in Turkey would not affect the Young Socceroos, ahead of their Under-20 World Cup opener against Colombia.

Violent clashes in Ankara, Antalya and Istanbul spread to Mersin on Thursday night, coinciding with the tournament's opening ceremony.

"We had a briefing with FIFA, who provided us with a team security liaison officer, and we're comfortable with the arrangements provided by FIFA and the ...

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