Turkish Airlines Plans Top-Level Soccer Tournament, Sabah Says

Turk Hava Yollari AO, also known as Turkish Airlines, plans a soccer tournament in Istanbul in 2011, with the participation of Manchester United and Barcelona, the two clubs with which it has sponsorship agreements, Sabah reported, without saying where it got the information.

The tournament, dubbed the Istanbul League, will have two more clubs, one of them possibly being Inter Milan, and the other, one of the Istanbul teams Fenerbahce, Galatasaray or Besiktas, the newspaper said.

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