Doğan Babacan

Turkish football referee (1929-2018)

Doğan Babacan (30 November 1929 – 18 May 2018) was a Turkish football referee. He was the first Turkish referee to supervise a match in FIFA World Cup history.[1] He was born in Istanbul.

Doğan Babacan (1971).jpg

Later he was referee for the 1975 UEFA Super Cup final between FC Bayern Munich and FC Dynamo Kyiv. He retired from international refereeing in 1978.

He died on 18 May 2018, aged 88.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Doğan Babacan kimdir? Kaş yaşında ve neden öldü? (in Turkish)
  2. "Dünya Kupası'nda görev alan ilk Türk hakem olan Doğan Babacan hayatını kaybetti - Son Dakika Spor Haberleri". Star.com.tr (in Turkish). 18 May 2018. Retrieved 23 May 2018.