Hülya Özkan, who was the number 11 of NEU Women’s Basketball Team, bid adieu to the game that she played for 21 years.
According to the press release issued by the Directorate of Press and Public Relations Office of Near East University, Hülya Özkan, the beloved player of NEU Women’s Basketball Team, has put an end to her basketball career at the age of 36. Hülya Özkan, who bid farewell to basketball after playing the last match of Bilyoner. com Women’s Basketball League, lived emotional moments upon receiving the uniform that signed for her at the court.
She has become one of the legendaries of Near East University
With her strong basketball fundamentals and skills, Hülya Özkan provided great contribution to her team in achieving the playoffs in Turkish Women’s Basketball Second League in 2014-2015 basketball season and promoting to Turkish Women’s Basketball Super League by winning the matches held in Yalova. Hülya Özkan has a solid commitment to playing with team spirit and combating toe to toe to her last drop of sweat. She is equipped with high skills in developing good and cordial relations with her teammates and club managing staff. With her outstanding performance and skills, she has enshrined herself in fans’ hearts and become one of the legendaries of Near East University.