Basri Dirimlili

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Basri Dirimlili
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Personal information
Date of birth (1929-06-07)7 June 1929
Place of birth Dârstor, Romania
Date of death 14 September 1997(1997-09-14) (aged 68)
Place of death Turkey
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
0000–1951 Eskişehir Demirspor
1951–1963 Fenerbahçe 178 (7)
1963–1964 Karşıyaka 2 (0)
National team
1953–1961 Turkey 26 (0)
Teams managed
1965–1966 Feriköy
1966–1967 Vefa S.K.
1969–1970 Samsunspor
1970–1971 İstanbulspor
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Basri Dirimlili (7 June 1929 – 14 September 1997), nicknamed Mehmetcik Basri, was a Turkish football player.


Born in Dârstor, Romania (now Silistra, Bulgaria), Dirimlili began playing football for Eskişehir Demirspor. He transferred to Fenerbahçe in 1951. He played 26 times[1] for Turkey and was a member of 1952 National Olympic Team and the 1954 FIFA World Cup team.

He also worked as assistant manager for Fenerbahçe with Ignace Molnar, Traian Ionescu, Didi and Branko Stanković. He also managed Feriköy, Vefa S.K., Samsunspor and Istanbulspor.[2]


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