EYOF 2017 Erzurum European Olympic Committee Coordination Commission (COCOM) and Team Leaders seminar were organized.

To Seminar, Governor of Erzurum Seyfettin Azizoğlu, Erzurum Metropolitan Mayor Mehmet Sekmen, Deputy Undersecretary of the Ministry of Youth and Sports Kamuran Özden, Sports General Manager Mehmet Baykan, EYOF Coordination Commission President Liney Halldorsdottir and officials from the organization attended.

Speaking at the opening of the seminar, Governor Azizoğlu stated that EYOF organization will be held in Erzurum in February and that the city will get good results from EYOF with the experience of Universiade.

Azizoglu said, "I want to say" welcome to all the sportsmen and managers who come to my country. "I wish that in Erzurum they will spend their beautiful days and return to their countries by establishing good friendships. I think that world peace, brotherhood, good days pass through such organizations. I believe in peace from the heart. " said.

Deputy Undersecretary Özden, stated that the EYOF Organizing Committee has completed preparations with the studies they have been doing for a long time and said "This is a youth organization, we use all our preparedness with our young people and keep young people at your hands and wait for your youth in our country's beautiful city of Erzurum".

Sports General Manager Mehmet Baykan said that both Erzurum and Turkey are important experiences in terms of sports organizations and said:

"I am experiencing a different excitement as a business, EYOF, youth, I have to admit it as a sportsman of the Turkish National Team in London and Rio Olympics, at the beginning of the organization and operation in the Mediterranean Games and in many sporting events in our country. I am excited about this event which is the hope of the world, new achievements in sportive sense, news of new records, youths are excited about this organization and we are sure that our young people who will be our guests for 10 days in February and the month of February will be able to enjoy our families, We will be guests in Erzurum and our country with love and we will sign a very good organization together. "
"I would like to congratulate you on your participation in the organization 2 years ago on the calendar. We have held intensive meetings in Erzurum, 2011 with the experience of EYOF Universiade," he said. We are going to make it successful.All the activity areas are ready.The activity areas are very impressive.I believe that we will see our young people who will join this organization as the future record athletes. .

Metropolitan Mayor Mehmet Sekmen reminded that EYOF is the second biggest sports organization organized in Erzurum.

Describing that Erzurum is one of the main centers of winter tourism, Sekmen said:

"Palandöken, Konakli and Kandilli ski resorts are the most exclusive centers in the world, we host many sports competitions, especially the 25th World Universiade Winter Games, and we have received beautiful results." Sports will provide peace and tranquility in the world It is one of the most important activities. The more we multiply these things, the more we believe that we are friends and our love will increase. "



EYOF 2017 Erzurum European Olympic Committee Coordination Commission (COCOM) and Team Leaders seminar were organized.