Cenk Gönen

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Cenk Gönen
Cenk Gönen 2013 1.jpg
Gönen in 2013
Personal information
Full name Cenk Gönen
Date of birth (1988-02-21) 21 February 1988 (age 29)
Place of birth Izmir, Turkey
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Galatasaray
Number 19
Youth career
2001–2005 Göztepe
2005–2006 Denizlispor
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2010 Denizlispor 35 (0)
2008 Altay (loan) 12 (0)
2010–2015 Beşiktaş 63 (0)
2015– Galatasaray 1 (0)
National team
2002 Turkey U15 1 (0)
2004 Turkey U16 10 (0)
2004–2005 Turkey U17 4 (0)
2006 Turkey U18 1 (0)
2009–2010 Turkey U21 5 (0)
2011 Turkey A2 2 (0)
2012–2015 Turkey 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 August 2015.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:09, 21 February 2012 (UTC)

Cenk Gönen (born 21 February 1988) is a Turkish professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Turkish club Galatasaray.[2]

Club career[edit]

After a season with Denizlispor in the 2006–07 season, he secured a first-team place as a goalkeeper. In the 2007–08 season, he was given the number 1 squad number.[3] After an impressive season with Denizlispor, Cenk was transferred to Turkish giants Beşiktaş for €1m, plus a player in exchange.[4] He signed a five-year contract with the club, shortly after the arrival of Hakan Arıkan.[4]

On 22 February 2014 during a game against Galatasaray which ended 1-0 for Galatasaray Cenk fell unconscious after colliding with teammate Pedro Franco in an attempt to dive for the ball.

Club statistics[edit]

Club Season League Cup Europe Total
Apps CS Apps CS Apps CS Apps CS
Altay S.K. (loan) 2007–08 12 0 0 0 0 0 12 0
Total 12 0 0 0 0 0 12 0
Denizlispor 2008–09 21 0 4 0 0 0 25 0
2009–10 14 0 4 0 0 0 18 0
Total 35 0 8 0 0 0 43 0
Beşiktaş J.K. 2010–11 15 0 5 0 4 0 24 0
2011–12 29 0 1 0 5 0 35 0
2012–13 8 0 4 0 0 0 12 0
2013–14 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 0
2014–15 9 0 3 0 7 0 19 0
Total 63 0 14 0 16 0 93 0
Galatasaray 2015–16 1 0 5 0 0 0 6 0
Total 1 0 5 0 0 0 6 0
As of 27 August 2015

Honours[edit]

Beşiktaş
Galatasaray SK

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cenk Gönen". Soccerway. Global Sports Media. Retrieved 20 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "Cenk Gönen". Turkish Football Federation. Retrieved 29 April 2010. 
  3. ^ "Cenk savaşı!". Ajansspor (in Turkish). 25 December 2009. Retrieved 18 April 2010. 
  4. ^ a b "Cenk brought in by Beşiktaş". UEFA. 26 June 2010. Retrieved 28 June 2010. 

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