Can Gedson Fernandes and Sacha Boey play for the Turkish National Team?
Beşiktaş and Galatasaray's star players Gedson Fernandes and Sacha Boey are about to be invited to the Turkey National Football Team. With the change made by FIFA in the recruited player rule, both players can play for Turkey. So, are Gedson Fernandes and Sacha Boey Turks? Here are the details…
Will Gedson Fernandes be called to the Turkish National Team?
Beşiktaş midfielder Gedson Fernandes has played for the Portuguese National Team twice before. However, these matches were not official matches. According to the new rule introduced by FIFA in 2, players who do not play in official matches can play for another country. According to this rule, Gedson Fernandes can apply to play in the Turkish National Team.
According to the news in Türkiye Newspaper; Turkish Football Federation will present the idea of playing for the national team to Gedson Fernandes. National Teams Manager Hamit Altıntop will meet with the player. If Gedson Fernandes accepts the offer, he will be able to play in the National Team.
Will Sacha Boey be called to the Turkish National Team?
Galatasaray's right-back player Sacha Boey has never played for the French National Team. The player played for the France U19 National Team 3 times. However, these matches were not official matches. According to FIFA's new rule, Sacha Boey can also apply to play in the Turkish National Team.
National Teams Manager Hamit Altıntop will also meet with Sacha Boey. The player will be asked his opinion about playing for Türkiye. If Sacha Boey accepts the offer, he will be able to play in the National Team.
Who are Gedson Fernandes and Sacha Boey?
Gedson Fernandes was born on January 9, 1999 in Sao Tome and Principe. He started playing football in Portugal's Benfica team. In 2019, he was transferred to England's Tottenham Hotspur team on loan. In 2020, he came to Beşiktaş on loan. He performed with 32 goals and 4 assists in 5 matches with Beşiktaş jersey.
Sacha Boey was born on April 17, 2000 in Rennes, France. He started playing football in France's Rennes team. He was transferred to Galatasaray in 2021.