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(ˌɑk hɪˈsɑr)

a town in W Turkey, NE of Izmir. 61,491. Ancient, Thyatira.
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The Spor Toto Akhisar Stadium has been a fortress for Okan Buruk's side and they have suffered only two defeats there this season.
Ahmed Elmohammadi with Aston Villa's jersey- Courtesy of Aston Villa official website Egyptian midfielder Mahmoud Hassan Trezeguet led his team, Kasimpasa, to secure a valuable victory after a win over Akhisar with a score of 2-0 in the Turkish Super League.
TURKEY - Akhisar Belediye 1, Sivasspor 0; Alanyaspor 1, Kasimpasa 3; Genclerbirligi 1, Karabukspor 1; Goztepe L, Fenerbahce L.
Lua Lua has spent the last five years in Turkey, playing for Karabukspor, Caykur Rizespor, Akhisar Belediyespor and, most recently, Sanliurfaspor.
He reportedly said: "This is Galatasaray, not Akhisar Belediyespor.
Niasse, 26, (above) had a good goalscoring record in Turkey during his time with Akhisar Belediyespor.
I also spent six months at Akhisar Belediyespor in Turkey then won my first league title with Lech Poznan.
Niasse has played just 45 minutes of the Blues' pre-season this summer and a return to Turkey, where he played for Akhisar Belediyespor, now looks to be on the cards.
Vaz Te, who also had a spell with Hibernian, made his final appearance for West Ham in November 2014, before his contract was cancelled by mutual consent in January and he joined up with Turkish Super Lig side Akhisar Belediyespor.
The Portuguese midfielder joined Albion for training last week as a free agent after his contract with Turkish side Akhisar Belediyespor was not renewed in July.
Carlos, who earlier had managerial stints with Turkish clubs Sivasspor and Akhisar Belediyespor, will be present at the domestic players' auction in Mumbai on Friday.
Akhisar (Turkey): Families of 301 miners killed in Turkey's worst industrial disaster disrupted the start of a trial on Monday, shouting out demands that charged mining executives be brought to the dock.