Karşıyaka S.K.

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Karşıyaka
File:Karsiyaka.svg
Full name Karşıyaka Spor Kulübü
Nickname(s) Kaf Kaf
Kaf Sin Kaf
The 35 and half
Founded 1 November 1912; 105 years ago (1912-11-01)
Ground İzmir Atatürk Stadium,
Izmir, Turkey
Ground Capacity 51,295
Chairman Turkey Fatih Diniz
Manager Turkey Yusuf Şimşek
League TFF First League
2014–15 TFF First League, 9th

Karşıyaka is a Turkish sports club located in Karşıyaka, Izmir. The team was founded on November 1, 1912. The "SK" refers to sports club, as besides football the club has sports branches in basketball, volleyball, handball, tennis, swimming, sailing, billiards and bowling. The club's football team is currently playing in the Turkish First League, the basketball team in the Turkish Basketball League and the women's volleyball team in the Turkish Women's Second League.

Karşıyaka have a fierce rivalry with Göztepe; the match between the two teams is collectively known as the Izmir Derby. Other rivalries are with Bursaspor and Altay.

Current squad

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
2 Turkey DF Serkan Kurtuluş
4 Turkey MF Mehmet Akgün
6 Turkey MF Zeki Korkmaz
7 Turkey MF Tayfun Pektürk
8 Turkey MF Ömer Can Sokullu (on loan from Istanbul Başakşehir)
9 Turkey FW Gökhan Ünal
11 Turkey DF Çağlar Birinci
17 Turkey FW Taha Balcı
18 Turkey GK Ersin Aydın
20 Turkey DF Deniz Aslan
25 Serbia DF Igor Đurić
31 Turkey MF Ali Kemal Özkan
No. Position Player
33 Turkey DF Berkay Can Değirmencioğlu (on loan from Fenerbahçe)
40 Turkey MF Tugay Kaçar (on loan from Osmanlıspor)
50 Turkey MF Engin Baytar
55 Turkey DF Ersin Veli
56 Turkey GK Erhan Erentürk
66 Turkey MF Okan Şahingöz
67 Turkey MF Mehmet Eren Boyraz (captain)
77 Turkey FW Necati Ateş
91 Turkey FW Fehim Mücahit Serçe
92 Turkey DF Yiğit Yavuz
99 Senegal FW Baye Djiby Fall

Notable Players

  • Turkey Ali Yüksel Can
  • Turkey Feti Okuroğlu
  • Turkey Nihat Umut
  • Turkey Recep Umut
  • Turkey Şenol Yavaş
  • Turkey Ülken Durak
  • Turkey Rıza Tuyuran
  • Turkey Yusuf Tepekule
  • Turkey Erhan Kiremitçi
  • Turkey Hakan Çıkrıkçıoğlu
  • Turkey Muharrem Dirik
  • Turkey Taygun Erdem
   

League participations in football

References

See also

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