Wednesday 25 April 2018 Last Update: 08:04 PM

Turkish National Team Cancels Friendly Game In U.S. over "Armenian genocide" resolution row

Published: 11-30-1999

Turkish national soccer team canceled the friendly game that was previously announced to be played in Philadelphia with U.S. national soccer team.

According to the report of, the reason for Turkish Football Federation to cancel friendly game with U.S. National Soccer team is adoption of so called Armenian genocide in the Foreign Affairs Committee of U.S. House of Representatives.

It is reported that Turkish footballers did not want to attend the tournament in United States and Football Federation canceled friendly game with U.S. National Soccer Team which was scheduled to be played on May 29th.