Gaziantep FK and Hatayspor has decided to withdraw from Süper Lig Turkey season 2022/23 due to the effect of Earthquake Turkey-Syria 2023.
Earthquake Turkey-Syria 2023 on 6 February 2023 affected to several cities in Turkey namely Kahramanmaraş, Gaziantep, Malatya, Diyarbakır, Kilis, and Şanlıurfa
After that, clubs that have headquarters in 10 provinces, including Adıyaman, Hatay, Osmaniye, and Adana, request to withdraw from professional leagues in the 2022-2023 season, to Which Turkey Football Federation (TFF) has replied acceptance of withdrawal requests from the league,
In addition, TFF decided every club requested a withdrawal in the season 2022/23, these clubs will be deemed forfeited (3-0) in the remaining competitions as of 6 February 2023 and the rival teams (3-0) will be deemed victorious, But can continue activities in the league in season 2023/24 same they are in in the 2022/23 season, and has been decided to pay the guarantee receivables arising from the TFF for the remainder of the season to the withdrawn teams in all professional leagues.
A part of the foreign players in the clubs have requested to withdraw from the league due to the earthquake disaster in our country; In case of transfer or temporary transfer to other clubs in the league until the end of season 2022/23 Second Transfer and Registration Period; In addition to the number of foreign football players determined in this status until the end of this season, clubs can write a maximum of two football players in the A team list according to these conditions.
In Süper Lig, these players can be entered in the competition name list, and one of these players will be able to take part in the field as the 9th foreign player in the team that continues the match at the same time, in addition to 8 foreigners on the field.
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