İstanbul Başakşehir F.K.

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İstanbul Başakşehir
İstanbul Başakşehir F.K. logo.png
Full name İstanbul Başakşehir F.K.
Founded 2014; 2 years ago (2014)
Ground Başakşehir Fatih Terim Stadium,
Istanbul
Ground Capacity 17,800
Manager Abdullah Avcı
League Süper Lig
2014–15 Süper Lig, 4th
Website Club home page

İstanbul Başakşehir Futbol Kulübü (officially known as Medipol Başakşehir Futbol Kulübü for sponsorship reasons), formerly called İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediyespor or Istanbul BB in its abbreviated form, is a Turkish football club. They play their home games at the Başakşehir Fatih Terim Stadium in Istanbul and are owned by the Municipality of Istanbul.

The club was founded in 2014. Club's former name was ISKI SK and owned by Municipality's water distribution company. ISKI SK competed in Regional Amateur Football League in 1990–1991 season and promoted to 3rd League. After promotion, the club's name changed to Istanbul BB. The club played in TFF First League until 1996, but after the 2006–2007 season they were promoted to the Turkcell Super League. Finishing 12th in the 2007–2008 season enabled them to remain in the Turkcell Süper Lig for the 2008–2009 season. In the 2009–2010 season, the club finished the season 6th place with a historical success at its own. In the 2012–2013 season, the club finished 16th and relegated to TFF First League. But, it finished 1st League as champions and made immediate return to top level in 2013–14 season. In June 2014, the club's name changed to İstanbul Başakşehir Futbol Kulübü.[1]

On 25 May 2015, İstanbul Başakşehir F.K. signed a sponsorship agreement with Medipol Eğitim ve Sağlık Grubu (Medipol Education and Health Group) for four years and team's name changed to Medipol Başakşehir.[2]

History[edit]

  • ISKI SK (1990–1991)
  • İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediyespor (1991–2014)
  • İstanbul Başakşehir F.K. (2014–2015)
  • Medipol Başakşehir F.K. (2015–)

Stadium[edit]

Before the name change IBB were playing their games at Ataturk Olympic Stadium but starting from 2014–2015 season the games will be played at Başakşehir Fatih Terim Stadium. [3]

League affiliation[edit]

Honours[edit]

Cup[edit]

European Record[edit]

European participations[edit]

Season Competition Round Club Home Away Aggregate
2015–16 UEFA Europa League Q3 Netherlands AZ Alkmaar 1–2 0–2 1–4

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 18 January, 2016. Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Turkey GK Volkan Babacan
2 Turkey DF Yalçın Ayhan
4 Slovenia MF Rajko Rotman
5 Turkey MF Mahmut Tekdemir (Captain)
6 Moldova DF Alexandru Epureanu
7 Bosnia and Herzegovina MF Edin Višća
8 Brazil MF Márcio Mossoró
9 Turkey FW Mehmet Batdal
10 Brazil MF Doka Madureira
11 Turkey FW Hüseyin Altuğ Taş
14 Turkey DF Bekir İrtegün
17 Senegal MF Stéphane Badji
No. Position Player
22 Nigeria DF Musa Muhammed
23 Turkey FW Semih Şentürk
25 Turkey MF Emre Belözoğlu
33 Turkey DF Uğur Uçar
34 Turkey MF Cenk Ahmet Alkılıç
39 Turkey DF Alparslan Erdem
55 Turkey GK Faruk Cakir
67 Turkey MF Cenk Şahin
86 Turkey GK Ufuk Ceylan
87 Turkey DF Ferhat Öztorun
99 Albania FW Sokol Cikalleshi

Notable players[edit]

Managers[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.sabah.com.tr/Spor/Futbol/2014/06/05/abdullah-avcidan-5-yillik-imza
  2. ^ http://www.hurriyet.com.tr/spor/futbol/29099353.asp
  3. ^ http://www.sabah.com.tr/Spor/Futbol/2014/06/05/abdullah-avcidan-5-yillik-imza

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