100th Anniversary of Altay Sports Club stamps from Turkey

January 16th, 2014

Turkish post issued a set of four stamps celebrating the 100th anniversary of Altay Sports Club.

Altay Spor Kulubu (Altay Sports Club) is a professional Turkish football club located in the city of Izmir. Formed in 1914, Altay are nicknamed Buyuk Altay (Great Altay). The club colours are black and white, and they play their home matches at Izmir Alsancak Stadium.

Domestically, the club has finished third place for the Super Lig three times and have won the Turkiye Kupası twice. They hold the record for most Izmir Football League titles with 15. They are the most successful Izmir-based club with 16 championships in various competitions.