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Turkey name Avci as Hiddink successor

November 17, 2011
Abdullah Avci has been named as the new Turkey boss just a day after Guus Hiddink's departure was confirmed.



Hiddink left the post by mutual consent after his side were beaten by Croatia in their Euro 2012 play-off on Tuesday night.

The Turkish Football Federation (TFF) has wasted no time in announcing the Dutchman's replacement after turning to former Under-17 boss Avci on a four-year contract.

"I am very happy to be granted the honour of such a duty,'' ...

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