Tuesday, July 25, 2006

Fener readies for 1st leg against B36

Faroe Islands' side B36 Torshavn has arrived in Istanbul in preparations for their Champions League 1st leg match against Fenerbahce. Gametime is 7:00 PM at Sukru Saracoglu Stadium in Kadikoy, Istanbul. The 2nd leg of the matchup will occur on August 1st in Faroe Islands.

Fener still has many questions to answer as they enter this game, primarily regarding their roster. Conflicting reports indicate uncertainty about the status of Nicolas Anelka, as well as Stephen Appiah. The squad is expected to make at least two more transfers, if not more, but have yet to close the deal on any foreign players. In addition to roster moves, all eyes will be on new manager Zico as he leads Fener toward a 17th championship in the upcoming season. Fener fans worldwide will also be eager to see how Brazilian players Alex de Sousa, Fabio Luciano, and Mehmet Marco Aurelio respond to their new Brazilian leader.


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