OMV ENCOURAGES YOUNG TALENTS TO BECOME FUTURE STARS
- OMV is committed to provide significant support for community development in Turkey, especially in local communities around OMV’s project.
- In order to support young talents OMV organized the second Football Tournament for elementary schools in Kozluk and Terme.
OMV organized the second Football Tournament for elementary school students from Kozluk and Terme within the week of December 3, 2012. The final matches of the tournament took place on December 10, 2012. After that the opening ceremony of the new sports fields in Kozluk and Terme, sponsored by OMV, took place. Elementary schools will benefit from the football facilities in Kozluk, while 5 high schools including Terme High School will be using Terme football field.
Kozluk Mayor Şenol Kul, Terme Mayor Ahmet Hamdi Yirmibeşoğlu and OMV Samsun Elektrik Managing Director Korkut Öztürkmen participated at the opening ceremony after the final matches. The tournament was attended by 150 students from 10 schools affiliated to Terme Provincial Directorate of National Education, allowing 15 students to participate in each team. The top four teams were awarded at the ceremony.
OMV Samsun Elektrik Managing Director Korkut Öztürkmen said: "Today we are happy to celebrate the opening of the football fields in Kozluk and Terme, where we are also meeting the young talents of Kozluk and Terme at a football tournament for the second time. OMV is dedicated to continue its contribution to the local communities. We also would like to thank to the teachers, management of the schools and to our mayors for their comprehensive cooperation."
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