Turkey switch for striker

Smeltz set for Genclerbirligi switch

August 24, 2010
By Soccernet staff
New Zealand World Cup star Shane Smeltz is set to complete a move to Turkish Super League side Genclerbirligi after a transfer agreement was reached with Gold Coast United on Tuesday.

Smeltz, who scored in a 1-1 draw with Italy in South Africa in June, has travelled to Ankara to undergo a medical and finalise discussions on a two-year deal.

"Naturally, we will be sorry to see Shane go, but we are pleased that he may now be able to pursue his dream of playing with ...

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