İstanbul Başakşehir F.K.

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İstanbul Başakşehir
Başakşehir FK Logo.png
Full name İstanbul Başakşehir Futbol Kulübü
Founded 1990; 27 years ago (1990)
Ground Başakşehir Fatih Terim Stadyumu,
Istanbul
Ground Capacity 17,800
Manager Abdullah Avcı
League Süper Lig
2015–16 Süper Lig, 4th
Website Club home page

İstanbul Başakşehir Futbol Kulübü,(formerly called İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediyespor or Istanbul BB in short), is a Turkish football club. They play their home games at the Başakşehir Fatih Terim Stadyumu in Istanbul and are owned by the Municipality of Istanbul.

On 25 May 2015, İstanbul Başakşehir FK signed a sponsorship agreement with Medipol Eğitim ve Sağlık Grubu (Medipol Education and Health Group) for four years and the team's name changed to Medipol Başakşehir Futbol Kulübü.[1]

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1990. The club's former name was ISKI SK and they were owned by the municipality's water distribution company. ISKI SK competed in the Regional Amateur Football League in the 1990–91 season and were promoted to the 3rd League. After promotion, the club's name changed to Istanbul BB. The club played in the TFF First League until 1996, but after the 2006–07 season they were promoted to the Süper Lig. Finishing 12th in the 2007–08 season enabled them to remain in the Turkcell Süper Lig for the 2008–09 season. In the 2009–10 season, the club finished the season in 6th place. In the 2012–13 season, the club finished 16th and relegated to the TFF First League. But it finished in the 2nd League as champions and made an immediate return to the top level in the 2013–14 season. In June 2014, the club's name changed to İstanbul Başakşehir.[2]

Stadium[edit]

Before the name change IBB were playing their games at Atatürk Olympic Stadium but starting from 2014–15 season the games will be played at Başakşehir Fatih Terim Stadyumu. [3]

League affiliation[edit]

Honours[edit]

Cup[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
2016–17 UEFA Europa League Q3 Croatia Rijeka 0–0 2–2 2–2
PO Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk 1–2 0–2 1–4

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 24 January 2017 [4]

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
3 Turkey DF Ferhat Öztorun
5 Turkey MF Emre Belözoğlu (Captain)
6 Moldova DF Alexandru Epureanu
7 Bosnia and Herzegovina MF Edin Višća
8 Brazil MF Mossoró
9 Turkey FW Mehmet Batdal
10 Brazil MF Doka
11 Turkey DF Eren Albayrak
14 Turkey DF Bekir İrtegün
15 Ghana DF Joseph Attamah
17 Turkey MF Cengiz Ünder
No. Position Player
18 Italy FW Stefano Napoleoni
19 Turkey FW Mustafa Pektemek (on loan from Beşiktaş)
20 Turkey MF Hakan Özmert
21 Turkey MF Mahmut Tekdemir
23 Sweden MF Samuel Holmén
26 Togo FW Emmanuel Adebayor
33 Turkey DF Uğur Uçar
39 Turkey DF Alparslan Erdem
44 Turkey DF Egemen Korkmaz
55 Turkey GK Faruk Çakır
77 Turkey MF İrfan Can Kahveci
80 Brazil DF Júnior Caiçara
86 Turkey GK Ufuk Ceylan

Notable players[edit]

Managers[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.hurriyet.com.tr/spor/futbol/29099353.asp
  2. ^ http://www.sabah.com.tr/Spor/Futbol/2014/06/05/abdullah-avcidan-5-yillik-imza
  3. ^ http://www.sabah.com.tr/Spor/Futbol/2014/06/05/abdullah-avcidan-5-yillik-imza
  4. ^ "A TAKIM". www.ibfk.com.tr. İstanbul Başakşehir Futbol Kulübü. Retrieved 18 September 2016. 

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