Amateur dating match

07-Jan-2018 09:15

The downpour started just after lunchtime but left the pitch totally unplayable but the two sides refused to quit.

The match, which raises funds for Bourton Rovers Football Club, regularly draws large crowds - and fans are advised to wear waterproofs if they plan to stand close to the side of the "pitch".

The soggy win takes Meski Spor up to second in the Mersin Super Amateur league and leaves Muzspor down in sixth.

Meski Spor have won all of their home games this season – scoring 22 and conceding 0 – as no other side can handle their playing surface.

Monday’s match ended 4-3 to the 2nd XI who scored a late winning penalty after going 2-0 in the opening skirmishes.

Max Salf, 24, who was playing for the 2nd XI, said: "It was rough and cold out there.

"We are still awaiting confirmation of the date but both the ABA and Boxing Scotland have given the tournament their blessing.