Yeliz Özel

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Yeliz Özel
Personal information
Born (1980-03-06) 6 March 1980 (age 34)
Ankara, Turkey
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Middle Back
Club information
Current club Yenimahalle Belediyesi
Number 7
Senior clubs
1998-2001
2001-2002
2002-2004
2004-2007
2007-2010
2010-2012
2012-2013
2013
PTT Türk Telekom SK
S.C. Eskișehir
Üsküdar Belediyespor
Kometal Skopje
Milli Piyango SK
CS Oltchim Râmnicu Vâlcea
Üsküdar B.S.K.
Yenimahalle Belediyesi
National team 1
  Turkey Turkey
1 National team caps and goals correct
as of 5 July 2012

Yeliz Özel (born 6 March 1980, in Ankara)[1] is a Turkish handballer who plays for Yenimahalle Belediyesi and the Turkish national team. She is considered the best handball player in the history of Turkey.

Biography[edit]

Playing for Kometal Skopje, she was the fourth best goal scorer of EHF Champions League in the 2004-05 season and fifth in 2005-2006.[2][3] In Macedonia, Özel was a teammate of Yugoslav and Hungarian legend Bojana Radulović.

In June 2010, Yeliz Özel followed Péter Kovács and signed for Romanian top club CS Oltchim Râmnicu Vâlcea.[4]

International honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Yeliz Özel". European Handball Federation. 
  2. ^ "EHF Women's Champions League 2004/05 – Top 50 scorers". European Handball Federation. Retrieved 12 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "EHF Women's Champions League 2005/06 – Top 50 scorers". European Handball Federation. Retrieved 12 June 2012. 
  4. ^ [1]

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