Monday, September 01, 2008

Down to earth

After the ease of the opening day victory it was back to earth with a bump yesterday in Kayseri. For those with a short memory Kayserispor were probably the surprise package of last season finishing a creditable 5th behing the Istanbul 3 and Sivas.

This season it was a 0-0 draw, and last season it was 1-1 so history pretty much repeated itself.

Strange team selection from Skibbe for this match, no Nonda or Lincoln for example. Still Umit was back and Baros got some playing time. De Sanctis in goal seemed an able keeper so that is good that we have a couple of good keepers with him and Aykut.

Overall the match was a bit disappointing with GS struggling to make chances and when they had chances to covert them. I think a win would have been a more acurate reflection of the balance of play but we will take a draw. I am just hoping that Kayseri prove as stubborn opposition to other teams this season so we see this as a point gained rather than two lost.

Anyway the season is still young for CimBom. However it looks like being a long, long season for the second city teams, 4 matches and 1 point is not good........

8 comments:

Oz Kanka said...

So nice of you to be sad on behalf of the four "second city" teams.

grumble grumble

Gulay said...

did not want you tothink that the "real" second city teams were forgitten. Of course if you add Haceteppe and Ankaraspor the situation is even worse, but hey why kick a man too much when he is down....I think its 8 matches and 2 points for all the second city teams.

Eski Kanka Jim said...

No boo hoo hoos from me.

Ankaragucu has decided to copy the Kadikoy Mob and flood the team with those guys from that country in the south across The Pond !

Also, significally, we have taken CimBom's star winger Anil and we will make him a Star !!

If you can't beat 'em then join 'em, and perhaps we will be up there fighting it out with the Istanbul 3 at the end of the season ??!!

Comments ??

Metin said...

When you can't beat'em... you merge...

Have the second city teams merged yet?

Eski Kanka Jim said...

Interesting comment Metin.

I have noticed recently that Cemal Aydin and I. Melih Gokcek have been seen regularly together.

Rather suspicious don't you think ?!

Metin said...

I read somewhere recently that PM Erdogan met with executives from Ankaragucu and Ankaraspor about a possible merge...

http://haber.gazetevatan.com/haberdetay.asp?detay=Ankaranin_iki_kulubu_birlesiyor_mu_197080_5&tarih=03.09.2008&Newsid=197080&Categoryid=5

Eski Kanka Jim said...

Thanks for your input on the possible merger Metin.

I have put a post up on our Blog

www.ankarafootball.com

on the subject and mentioned your name. Hope that's OK ?

Metin said...

eski kanka jim,

I just have to deal with the hate mail now, or the paparazzi...

i m not sure which is worse...

but I can definitely use some popularity, thanks.

:)