ANKARA

The 2020 Turkish Super Cup match will be held in late January, the Turkish football body (TFF) said in a statement on Wednesday.

The TFF Super Cup’s 2020 edition will be played on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Istanbul’s Ataturk Olympic Stadium.

The 2020 Super Lig champions Medipol Basaksehir will meet this year’s Ziraat Turkish Cup winners Trabzonspor in the Super Cup.

The match will kick off at 8.45 p.m. local time (1745GMT).

In previous seasons, the Turkish Super Cup matches were held in August, just before the start of a new season.

But in March, the coronavirus pandemic caused a break lasted for months for European football clubs and then teams faced a busy schedule to end the virus-hit season late.

Turkey concluded the 2019-20 football season late July.

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