Faruk Koca’s wife will surely be a devastated woman at the moment following the arrest of her husband after an incident involving a referee during a league game in Turkey. But how well do you know his wife? In this article, we will discuss every single detail you need to know about Faruk Koca’s wife Ayşe Koca.
Who is Faruk Koca ?
Faruk Koca is a 59 year old Turkish politician and entrepreneur who is widely known for his role as the president of prominent Super Lig club Ankaragucu.
Born on April 15, 1964 in Derekışla, Türkiye, Faruk grew up with great interest and passion for football and sports in General but unfortunately, he has not been gifted with the talent of football to kick one himself.
Having established himself as a politician, Faruk Koca had previously served as a member of parliament in the 22nd and 23rd Grand National Assembly and throughout that time, he represented a constituency from Ankara while also occupying the position as a member of the Justice and Development Party.
He However lost those positions and roles after he was caught in a chaotic moment that currently left Turkish football in limbo.
What happened between Faruk Koca and the referee?
Faruk Koca has been the name on the lips of every football fan for days now after he made headlines in the chaotic incident that took place in the Turkish league over the weekend. As the President of Ankaragucu, a football club in Turkey, Faruk Koca made a usual trip to watch a football match between his club and another team but things couldn’t get well as planned for him as he ended up in police custody following an ugly incident between himself and a referee.
In the late stages of the game, Faruk Koca ran into the pitch and punched a match official who has been identified ad Halil Umut Meler after his team conceded a 97th-minute equaliser in a 1-1 draw with Caykur Rizespor. It is believed that Faruk considered the referee of being biassed against his team throughout the game and also could have brought the game to an end earlier before their opponent had the crucial equaliser that denied his team all three points.
The incident has since generated some kind of tension in the country and authorities were left with no option than to put the Turkish league on hold while the referee was quickly rushed to the hospital and is currently receiving medical attention. On Tuesday, just days after the incident, a Turkish court ordered the arrest of Faruk Koca and also remanded in custody two other suspects over the violence incident that happened.
Fifa president Gianni Infantino was one of the many top personalities who reacted to the incident. In a statement, the FIFA president described the incident was “totally unacceptable” and violence had “no place in our sport or society”.
“Without match officials there is no football,” he said. “Referees, players, fans and staff have to be safe and secure to enjoy the game, and I call on the relevant authorities to ensure that this is strictly implemented and respected at all levels.
Who is Faruk Koca’s wife?
Faruk Koca is married to a woman named Ayşe Koca. However Ayşe Koca is a private person and personal details about her remains unknown.