Turkish international footballer Ahmet Calik, 27, defender of the Konyaspor, has died on the morning of this Tuesday in a traffic accident, the club reported in a statement.
“We are deeply saddened by the loss of our footballer Ahmet Çalik, who won the affection of our fans and of our city from the first day he arrived, “explains the team in a message on their social networks.
The accident took place around 6:00 GMT on a highway south of Ankara, and the player’s car, who was traveling alone, left the road, hit the guardrail and ended up overturned at the foot of a slope some distance from the road, the causes are still unknown.
Ahmet Çalik, who started his career at the Genclerbirlik from Ankara, played between 2017 and 2020 in the Galatasaray, one of Turkey’s Big Three, before reaching the Konyaspor.
Between 2015 and 2017 it was also summoned eight times for the national team.