The chairman of Istanbul powerhouse football club Galatasaray was discharged from the hospital on Friday after undergoing brain surgery a week earlier.
Mustafa Cengiz had been kept under observation at the Istanbul hospital.
Having difficulty speaking, Cengiz said he would issue a statement later.
He had three tumors removed from his brain and underwent chemotherapy.
Abdurrahim Albayrak, Galatasaray’s vice chair, thanked Cengiz’s doctor and the hospital staff.
Yusuf Gunay, a member of the club’s board, stressed that Cengiz’s operation was a success.
‘Very good condition’
Dr. Ugur Ture, who treated Cengiz, said he was in good condition.
“We had a tough operation last week. There were three tumors in the cerebellum and brain stem. We completely removed them. He’s in a very good condition and is going home to rest. There will be chemotherapy,” he said.
”I’m sure he’ll get through it well.”
The 70-year-old businessman became Galatasaray’s 37th chairman in 2018.
* Writing by Muhammed Enes Calli
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