Özcan Arkoç

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Özcan Arkoç
Personal information
Full name Özcan Arkoç
Date of birth (1939-12-02) 2 December 1939 (age 77)
Place of birth Hayrabolu, Turkey
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
Uzunköprü Spor
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1955–1958 Vefaspor 42 (0)
1958–1962 Fenerbahçe 81 (0)
1962–1964 Beşiktaş 54 (0)
1964–1967 FK Austria Wien 64 (0)
1967–1975 Hamburger SV 159 (0)
Total 400 (0)
National team
1959–1962 Turkey 9 (0)
Teams managed
1977–1978 Hamburger SV
1978–1979 Wormatia Worms
1979–1980 Hannover 96
1983–1984 Kocaelispor
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Özcan Arkoç (born 2 December 1939, in Turkey) is a retired Turkish footballer.[1] He is famous for having played as a goalkeeper for the German team Hamburger SV.

Arkoç was born in Hayrabolu in 1939. He began his football career at Vefa. He transferred to Fenerbahçe in 1958 and to Beşiktaş in 1962. He also played for Austria Wien between 1964 and 1967. He played Hamburger SV for nine seasons and retired in 1975. He played in the European Cup Winners' Cup final in 1968 losing 2–0 to AC Milan.

In 1976, he became the assistant coach next to Kuno Klötzer at Hamburger SV, the duo would lead Hamburger SV to a European Cup Winners' Cup in 1977. He became the head coach of Hamburger SV in 1977 for one season, his side's stars including Kevin Keegan and Felix Magath. Under Özcan, Hamburger SV played in the 1977 UEFA Super Cup, losing 7–1 on aggregate to Liverpool F.C..

Özcan was the first ever Turkish manager of a Bundesliga club.



Austria Wien
Hamburger SV


  1. ^ "Arkoc Özcan". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 20 June 2012. 

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