Galatasaray S.K. (wheelchair basketball)

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Galatasaray Wheelchair Basketball Team
2011–12 Galatasaray SK Wheelchair Basketball Season
Nickname Engelsiz Aslanlar
Leagues Turkish Wheelchair Basketball Super League
Founded October 20, 2005
History 2005 - present
Arena Ahmet Cömert Sport Hall
(capacity 2,200)
Location Istanbul, Turkey
Team colors Yellow and Red
President Turkey Duygun Yarsuvat
Head coach Turkey Remzi Sedat İncesu
Championships Turkish Super League (8)
Turkish Second League (1)
Champions Cup (5)
Kitakyushu Cup (4)
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Home jersey
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Team colours
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Active departments of Galatasaray
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Football Volleyball (Men's) Volleyball (Women's)
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Basketball (Men's) Basketball (Women's) Wheelchair Basketball
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Athletics Equestrian Judo
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Rowing Sailing Swimming
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Water Polo (Men's) Water Polo (Women's) Bridge
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Chess Team

Galatasaray Wheelchair Basketball Team is the wheelchair basketball section of Galatasaray SK, a major sports club in Istanbul, Turkey. Galatasaray play matches in 2.200-seat arena, called the Ahmet Cömert Sport Hall.

Galatasaray vs Beşiktaş - Feb 17, 2007


Galatasaray Wheelchair Basketball Team hold the Turkish title and currently play in European Champions Cup organised by IWBF Europe. Having only been founded in 2005, the basketball team has already won the IWBF Champions League twice in a row, in years 2007-08 and 2008–09,[1] making them one of the finest wheelchair teams in Europe. Galatasaray Wheelchair Basketball Team also won Kitakyushu Champions Cup and became world champion in 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2013.[2][3][4]

Home arenas[edit]

Technical staff[edit]

As of 30 May 2012[5]
Name Nat. Job
Dilara Endican Turkey Branch Captain
Abdurrahman Güven Turkey Manager
Remzi Sedat İncesu Turkey Head Coach
Clifford William Fisher United States Assistant Coach
Barış Güven Turkey Masseur
Akın Göl Turkey Mechanician

Current roster[edit]

As of 1 December 2013[6]
Number Player Position
5 Turkey Özgür Gürbulak Forward
6 Poland Piotr Luszynski Center
7 Algeria France Sofyane Mehiaoui Guard
8 Turkey Seyran Orman Kurt Forward
9 United States Matthew David Scott Guard
10 Turkey İsmail Ar Forward
11 Turkey Fikri Gündoğdu Forward
12 Turkey Bestami Boz Forward
13 Turkey Ferit Gümüş Forward
14 Turkey Murat Yazıcı Forward
15 Poland Mateusz Filipski Forward
18 Turkey Seda Kınalı Guard
20 Turkey Cem Gezinci Forward
22 Colombia Rodney Hawkins Forward
For a listing of past rosters, see Galatasaray Wheelchair Basketball Team past rosters.


Domestic competitions[edit]

  • Sinan Erdem Wheelchair Basketball Cup:
  • Antalya Kepez Tournament:

International competitions[edit]

Galatasaray S.K.
Medal record
Wheelchair Basketball
Competitor for Galatasaray SK
South Eastern Europe (SEE) Championship Cup
Gold South Eastern Europe (SEE) Championship Cup 2006
Kitakyushu Champions Cup
Gold Kitakyushu Champions Cup 2008
Gold Kitakyushu Champions Cup 2009
Gold Kitakyushu Champions Cup 2011
Gold Kitakyushu Champions Cup 2012
IWBF Champions Cup
Gold IWBF Champions Cup 2008
Gold IWBF Champions Cup 2009
Gold IWBF Champions Cup 2011
Silver IWBF Champions Cup 2012
Gold IWBF Champions Cup 2013
Gold IWBF Champions Cup 2014
Turkish Wheelchair Basketball Super League
Gold TWB Super League 2007
Gold TWB Super League 2008
Gold TWB Super League 2009
Gold TWB Super League 2010
Gold TWB Super League 2011
Gold TWB Super League 2012
Gold TWB Super League 2013
Gold TWB Super League 2014

Head coaches[edit]

Dates Name
2005– Turkey Remzi Sedat İncesu

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