Turkish football fans shower orphans with toys during match

DAILY SABAH
ISTANBUL
Published 25.11.2019 10:35
Updated 25.11.2019 10:37
Children show the stuffed toys by fans in Samsun, Nov. 24, 2019. (AA Photo)
Children show the stuffed toys by fans in Samsun, Nov. 24, 2019. (AA Photo)

A football match on Sunday in Turkey's northern province of Samsun turned into an unforgettable experience for dozens of orphaned children after they were showered with toys during the game.

The heartwarming gesture took place during a Second League match between Yılport Samsunspor and Şanlıurfaspor. At 55th minute of the match, fans of Samsunspor began raining down stuffed toys on 100 children attending the match at the invitation of the club.

A child laughs after catching a stuffed teddy bear thrown by fans in Samsun, Nov. 24, 2019. (DHA Photo)

According to reports, the event was planned and carried out by a group of students from the local Ondokuz Mayıs University. The students' gesture was applauded by fans of both teams.

Samsunspor won the the match 5-0.

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