Fenerbahçe Praised by UEFA and Belgian Media!

Fenerbahçe, competing in the UEFA Conference League, will face Belgium's Union Saint-Gilloise team in the quarter-finals away. Before the match, both UEFA and the Belgian media used words full of praise for the yellow and navy team.

Fenerbahçe will clash with Union Saint-Gilloise at Lotto Park in . is giving special importance to this match, which is considered one of the most attention-grabbing in the tournament.

The governing body of European football, UEFA, published an article the match, using laudatory expressions:

“The draw gave the Belgian team a chance to test themselves against another major force in European football as they play their match against Fenerbahçe at home. Alexander Blessin's team, absent from Belgium's top league from 1973 to 2021, has quietly transformed into a force in European football.”


“With a significant Turkish population in the Flemish-speaking region of Belgium, they will have a lot to contend with in Brussels. Fenerbahçe, under the management of , has become a team deserving of applause. They won the first 19 matches of the season in all competitions and boast stars like experienced forwards Edin Dzeko and Dusan . Furthermore, they have not lost in their last three matches in Belgium and can rely on the more passionate support they will receive in Istanbul.”


The match between Union Saint-Gilloise and Fenerbahçe has also received extensive coverage in the Belgian media:

De Morgan: Confidence allowed, arrogance not: Union is preparing for the arrival of Fenerbahçe, Turkey's great . Union Saint-Gilloise wants more. Will they follow up reaching the Conference League quarter-finals with a cup final and league leadership? Fenerbahçe poses the next challenge for more entertainment, more sporting honor, and more money.”


Walfoot: “After their magnificent victory against Frankfurt, the Saint-Gilloise team has returned to the European agenda. This Thursday, they face another legendary club of European football: Fenerbahçe.

Michy 's teammates, who finished at the top of their group along with , , and Nordsjaelland, face a tough task in the direct path to the last 16.

Alexander Blessin can rely on an almost complete squad for this match at Lotto Park. Charles Vanhoutte, who was suspended for the previous round against Frankfurt, has returned. Henok Teklab, who was injured on Sunday, has also returned. Elton Kabangu has not returned.”

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