A Turkish businesswoman, set to be elected the first chairwoman of a club playing in the Turkish Super Lig, said on Monday that Turkish women are not secluded from society and that they could accomplish a great deal when given the opportunity.

During a televised interview with Turkish broadcaster NTV, Berna Gozbasi said she previously served as Vice Chair for Kayserispor, but that she could not actively take part in the club’s affairs due to her workload.

Following the resignation of former chairman Hamdi Elcuman, the executive board and others agreed that Gozbasi should become president, which she accepted

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