Turkey women's national basketball team

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Turkey Türkiye
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FIBA ranking 13 Steady
Joined FIBA 1936
FIBA zone FIBA Europe
National federation Turkish Basketball Federation
Coach Ceyhun Yıldızoğlu
Nickname(s) Potanın Perileri
(Fairies of Basket)
Olympic Games
Appearances 1
Women's World Cup
Appearances 1
EuroBasket
Appearances 5
Medals
Uniforms
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Light jersey
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Team colours
Light
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Dark jersey
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Team colours
Dark

The Turkish women's national basketball team, is the basketball side that represents Turkey in international competitions for women.

Current roster[edit]

Roster for the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women.


Turkey women's national basketball team - 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age - DOB Ht. Club
F 4 Palazoğlu, Tuğba 33 – (1980-12-04)4 December 1980 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Fenerbahçe Turkey
F 5 Canıtez, Tuğçe 23 – (1990-11-10)10 November 1990 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Fenerbahçe Turkey
F 6 Köksal, Cansu 20 – (1994-04-28)28 April 1994 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) Fenerbahçe Turkey
G 7 Vardarlı, Birsel 30 – (1984-07-12)12 July 1984 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) Fenerbahçe Turkey
F 8 Begüm Dalgalar, Yasemin 26 – (1988-06-08)8 June 1988 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Beşiktaş Turkey
G 9 Tunçluer, Esmeral 34 – (1980-06-07)7 June 1980 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Fenerbahçe Turkey
G 10 Alben, Işıl 28 – (1986-02-22)22 February 1986 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Dynamo Kursk Russia
C 11 Yılmaz, Nevriye 34 – (1980-06-16)16 June 1980 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Galatasaray Turkey
F 12 Pringle, LaToya 27 – (1986-09-11)11 September 1986 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) Kayseri Kaski Turkey
C 13 Şenyürek, Tilbe 19 – (1995-04-26)26 April 1995 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) Botaş SK Turkey
F 14 İvegin, Şaziye 32 – (1982-02-08)8 February 1982 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) İstanbul Üniv Turkey
F 15 Çağlar, Bahar 25 – (1988-09-28)28 September 1988 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Galatasaray Turkey
Head coach
Assistant coaches
  • Ömer Buharalı
  • Erman Okerman
  • Erkan Metin

Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 27 September 2014

Competitive record[edit]

Past Rosters[edit]

Turkey (red kit) vs. Czech Republic at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Turkey (white kit) vs. Serbia at the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women.

2005 EuroBasket: finished 8th among 12 teams

Şaziye İvegin-Karslı, Birsel Vardarlı, Müjde Yüksel, Nilay Yiğit, Şebnem Kimyacıoğlu, Esmeral Tunçluer, Aylin Yıldızoğlu, Nevriye Yılmaz, Serap Yücesir, Yasemin Horasan, Arzu Bildirir, Korel Engin, (Coach: Cem Akdağ)

2007 EuroBasket: finished 9th among 16 teams

Şaziye İvegin-Karslı, Gülşah Akkaya, Birsel Vardarlı, Nilay Yiğit, Şebnem Kimyacıoğlu, Esmeral Tunçluer, Işıl Alben, Nevriye Yılmaz, Didem Sarıca, Yasemin Horasan, Bahar Çağlar, Korel Engin, (Coach: Cem Akdağ)

2009 EuroBasket: finished 9th among 16 teams

Şaziye İvegin-Karslı, Yasemen Saylar, Birsel Vardarlı, Nilay Yiğit, Tuğba Palazoğlu, Dürdane Gülşah Gümüşay, Sariye Gökçe, Melek Bilge, Naile İvegin, Yasemin Horasan, Nevin Nevlin, Bahar Çağlar, (Coach: Ceyhun Yıldızoğlu)

2011 EuroBasket: finished 2nd among 16 teams

Nilay Yiğit, Birsel Vardarlı, Işıl Alben, Tuğba Palazoğlu, Seda Erdoğan, Gülşah Akkaya, Şaziye İvegin-Karslı, Bahar Çağlar, Yasemin Horasan, Naile Ivegin, Nevriye Yılmaz, Nevin Nevlin, (Coach: Ceyhun Yıldızoğlu)

2013 EuroBasket: finished 3rd among 16 teams

Tuğba Palazoğlu, Tuğçe Canıtez, Ayşegül Günay, Birsel Vardarlı, Yasemin Begüm Dalgalar, Esmeral Tunçluer, Işıl Alben, Nevriye Yılmaz, Naile Çırak, Quanitra Hollingsworth, Şaziye İvegin, Bahar Çağlar, (Coach: Ceyhun Yıldızoğlu)

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