Turkey women's national football team

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Turkey
Nickname(s) Crescent Stars (Ay-Yıldızlılar)
Association Turkish Football Federation
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Talat Tuncel
Captain Çağla Korkmaz
Most caps Esra Erol (53)
Top scorer Yağmur Uraz (19)
FIFA code TUR
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current60 Increase 1 (28 September 2018) [1]
Highest54 (March 2017)
Lowest72 (December 2006)
First international
Turkey Turkey 0–8 Romania Romania
(Istanbul, Turkey; September 8, 1995)
Biggest win
Turkey Turkey 9–0 Georgia Georgia (country)
(Adana, Turkey; November 23, 2006)
Biggest defeat
Turkey Turkey 1–12 Germany Germany
(Istanbul, Turkey; February 14, 1999)
Turkey women's national football team in the home match against Belarus on September 17, 2014: Çağlar (12), Uraz (11), Erol (17), Göksu (4), Elgalp (18), Defterli (9), Karabulut (7), Belci (5), Karagenç (3), Çorlu (2), Kara (10).
Turkey attacking Belarus with Bilgin Defterli on September 17, 2014.
Turkey women's national football team in the home match against Germany on April 8, 2016: Akgöz (1), Nurlu (7), Topçu (16), Yağ (20), Pekel(10), Erol (9), Demir (18), Tezkan (4), Güvenç (3), Korkmaz (8), Kaya (17).
Turkey's attack being stopped by Sara Däbritz (white/black) of Germany at the UEFA Women's Euro 2017 qualifying Group 5 match on April 8, 2016.

The Turkey women's national football team represents Turkey in international women's football. The team was established in 1995, and compete in the qualification for UEFA Women's Championship and the UEFA qualifying of FIFA Women's World Cup.

Contents

The Turkish Football Federation (TFF) is the sports organizing body responsible for forming the women's teams in four age categories as the women's national A team, the women's U-19 national team, the girls' U-17 national team and the girls' U-15 national team. [2] The women's U-19 national team was formed firstly in 2001, and participate at qualifications for the UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship. The girls' U-17 national team was founded in 2006. They play in the qualifications of the UEFA Women's Under-17 Championship. Established in 2009 with the main objective to develop players for future, the girls' U-15 national team take part at the Youth Olympic Games and various tournaments. [2]

Statistics

World Cup

World Cup Finals
YearResultGPWD*LGFGAGD
China 1991 Did Not Participate
Sweden 1995 Did Not Participate
United States 1999 Did Not Qualify 6123615−9
United States 2003 Did Not Qualify 81071027−17
China 2007 Did Not Participate
Germany 2011 Did Not Qualify 82151023−13
Canada 2015 Did Not Qualify 104061231−19
France 2019 Did Not Qualify 3201133+10
Total0/835103225199−48
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

European Championship

UEFA Women's Championship
YearResultGPWD*LGFGAGD
1984 Did Not Participate
Norway 1987 Did Not Participate
West Germany 1989 Did Not Participate
Denmark 1991 Did Not Participate
Italy 1993 Did Not Participate
Germany 1995 Did Not Participate
Norway Sweden 1997 Did Not Qualify 6006121−20
Germany 2001 Did Not Qualify 62131320−7
England 2005 Did Not Participate
Finland 2009 Did Not Qualify 3201112+9
Sweden 2013 Did Not Qualify 10019448−44
Netherlands 2017 Did Not Qualify 8116324−21
Total0/1133532532115−83
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Olympic Games

Summer Olympic Games
YearResultGPWD*LGFGAGD
United States 1996 Did Not Enter-------
Australia 2000 Did Not Qualify-------
Greece 2004 Did Not Qualify-------
China 2008 Did Not Qualify-------
United Kingdom 2012 Did Not Qualify-------
Brazil 2016 Did Not Qualify-------
Total0/6-------
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Players

Current squad

List contains caps and goals scored in the A-team only.

As of 7 April 2018 [3]

No.Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
11 GK Selda Akgöz (1993-06-09) June 9, 1993 (age 25)130 Turkey Kdz. Ereğlispor
121 GK Fatma Şahin (1990-12-15) December 15, 1990 (age 27)160 Turkey Konak Belediyespor

22 DF Berna Yeniçeri (1996-01-26) January 26, 1996 (age 22)170 Turkey Ataşehir Belediyespor
32 DF Didem Karagenç (Captain) (1993-10-16) October 16, 1993 (age 25)361 Turkey Beşiktaş J.K.
42 DF Şevval Alpavut (1998-03-04) March 4, 1998 (age 20)10 Turkey Kdz. Ereğlispor
52 DF Ebru Uzungüney (1997-05-13) May 13, 1997 (age 21)70 Germany TSV Schott Mainz
182 DF Fatma Işık (1991-04-20) April 20, 1991 (age 27)70 Germany FV Löchgau
212 DF Dilara Özlem Sucuoğlu (1998-06-08) June 8, 1998 (age 20)10 Germany SV Menden 1912

63 MF Ecem Cumert (1998-02-07) February 7, 1998 (age 20)70 Turkey Ataşehir Belediyespor
73 MF Arzu Karabulut (1991-01-30) January 30, 1991 (age 27)194 Turkey Ataşehir Belediyespor
83 MF Çağla Korkmaz (1990-11-14) November 14, 1990 (age 28)211 Germany TSV Schott Mainz
113 MF Fatma Kara (1991-06-15) June 15, 1991 (age 27)313 Turkey Beşiktaş J.K.
133 MF Busem Şeker (1998-07-19) July 19, 1998 (age 20)90 Germany SV Henstedt-Ulzburg
143 MF Selen Altunkulak (1997-12-02) December 2, 1997 (age 20)88 France FC Metz
153 MF Başak Gündoğdu (1992-04-23) April 23, 1992 (age 26)60 Turkey Beşiktaş J.K.
163 MF Ebru Topçu (1996-08-27) August 27, 1996 (age 22)289 Turkey Konak BS
173 MF Sevgi Çınar (1994-01-15) January 15, 1994 (age 24)162 Turkey Ataşehir Belediyespor
193 MF Pakize Gözde Dökel (1997-08-17) August 17, 1997 (age 21)10 Germany 1. FFC Recklinghausen
203 MF Selin Dişli (1998-04-15) April 15, 1998 (age 20)20 Germany Fortuna Köln

94 FW Aycan Yanaç (1998-11-21) November 21, 1998 (age 20)10 Germany 1. FC Nürnberg II
104 FW Melike Pekel (1995-04-14) April 14, 1995 (age 23)176 France Paris Saint-Germain
224 FW Müzeyyen Dilek Özbiler (1990-09-25) September 25, 1990 (age 28)00 Turkey Kireçburnu Spor

Notable former players

Managers

ManagerYears
Atılay Canel 2001–2002
Hamdi Aslan 2006–2010
Yücel Uyar 2011
Nur Mustafa Gülen 2011–2012
Ogün Temizkanoğlu 2012
Nur Mustafa Gülen2013–2014
Suat Okyar 2014
Talat Tuncel 2014–

All Time Records

The following table shows Turkey's all-time international record, correct as of 1 June 2018.

AgainstPlayedWonDrawnLostGFGA
Total9029754143249

in source two match not record :

https://www.fifa.com/live-scores/teams/country=tur/women/matches/index.html#year1995

Friendly Women

Turkey 0 - 8 Romania 7 Sep 1995

Turkey 0 - 1 Romania 9 Sep 1995

Recent schedule and results

Official competitions

Friendly matches are not included.

HostDateOpponentResultScorers
UEFA Euro 2013 qualifying – Group 2
  Turkey Sep 17, 2011  Spain L 1–10 Güngör
  Kazakhstan Sep 22, 2011  Kazakhstan L 0–2
  Turkey Oct 22, 2011  Kazakhstan D 0–0
  Romania Oct 27, 2011  Romania L 1–7 Defterli
  Turkey Nov 23, 2011  Romania L 1–2 Ficzay (o.g)
  Turkey Feb 15, 2012  Germany L 0–5
   Switzerland Mar 31, 2012   Switzerland L 0–5
  Spain Jun 21, 2012  Spain L 0–4 Kıraç (o.g.)
  Turkey Sep 15, 2012   Switzerland L 1–3 Uraz
  Germany Sep 19, 2012  Germany L 0–10
2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification (UEFA) – Group 6
  England Sep 26, 2013  England L 0–8
  Turkey Oct 31, 2013  England L 0–4
  Turkey Nov 28, 2013  Montenegro W 3–1 Çınar, Uraz, Topçu
  Turkey Feb 13, 2014  Ukraine L 0–1
  Turkey Apr 4, 2014  Wales L 1–5 Karabulut
  Belarus May 7, 2014  Belarus W 2–1 Uraz, Kara
  Wales Jun 14, 2014  Wales L 0–1
  Montenegro Jun 19, 2014  Montenegro W 3–2 Duman, Uraz, Kara
  Ukraine Sep 13, 2014  Ukraine L 0–8
  Turkey Sep 17, 2014  Belarus W 3–0 Kara, Uraz (2)
UEFA Euro 2017 qualifying – Group 5
  Turkey Sep 17, 2015  Croatia L 1–4 Uraz
  Hungary Oct 21, 2015  Hungary L 0–1
  Germany Oct 25, 2015  Germany L 0–7
  Turkey Nov 25, 2015  Russia D 0–0
  Croatia Nov 30, 2015  Croatia L 0–3
  Turkey Apr 8, 2016  Germany L 0–6
  Russia Jun 2, 2016  Russia L 0–2
  Turkey Jun 6, 2016  Hungary W 2–1 Türkoğlu, Karpova (o.g.)
2019 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification – UEFA preliminary round - Group 4
  Faroe Islands Apr 6, 2017  Montenegro W 3–0 Topçu (2), Altunkulak
Apr 8, 2017  Luxembourg W 9–1 Topçu, Pekel (3), Elias (o.g.), Altunkulak (3), Karagenç
Apr 11, 2017  Faroe Islands L 1–2 Pekel

Turkish Women's Cup

Records

Most capped players

Esra Erol playing for Turkey national in 2014.

Players in bold are still active. [4] As of 11 November 2018

#NameCareerCapsGoals
1 Esra Erol 2001–2016538
2 Bilgin Defterli 1999–20145217
3 Çiğdem Belci 2006–2016470
4 Melahat Eryurt 1995–20023918
5 Didem Karagenç 2011–2018382
6 Cansu Yağ 2006–2016373
7 Fatma Kara 2009–2018333
8 Ayşe Kuru 1995–2001300
Seyhan Gündüz 1997–20023012
Ayfer Topluoğlu 1995–2002300
Yağmur Uraz 2006–20153019

Top goalscorers

Yağmur Uraz playing for Turkey national in 2014.

Goalscorers with an equal number of goals are ranked in chronological order of reaching the milestone. Bold indicates still active players. [4]

As of 11 November 2018

#NameCareerGoalsCapsRate
1 Yağmur Uraz 2006–201519300.63
2 Melahat Eryurt 1995–200218390.46
3 Bilgin Defterli 1999–201417520.33
4 Seyhan Gündüz 1997–200212300.40
5 Reyhan Şeker 2006–201310210.48
6 Ebru Topçu 2013–10290.34
7 Selen Altunkulak 2017–881.00
Esra Erol 2001–20168530.15
9 Melike Pekel 2017–7180.39
10 Nurhan Çakmak 1999–2000460.67
Hatice Bahar Özgüvenç 2001–20074100.40

See also

References

  1. "The FIFA Women's World Ranking". FIFA. 28 September 2018. Retrieved 28 September 2018.
  2. 1 2 "Kadın Futbolu" (in Turkish). TFF. Retrieved 2013-10-26.
  3. "Kadın A Milli Takımı, Karadağ'ı 3-0 yendi" (in Turkish). Türkiye Futbol Federasyonu. 2017-04-06. Retrieved 2017-04-07.
  4. 1 2 "Türkiye Kadın A Milli" (in Turkish). Türkiye Futbol federasyonu. Retrieved 2014-06-06.