Cihan Kaptan

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Cihan Kaptan
Personal information
Full name Cihan Kaan Kaptan[1]
Date of birth (1989-03-04) 4 March 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth Wuppertal, West Germany
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 32
Youth career
1994–1996 Wuppertaler SV
1996–2007 Bayer 04 Leverkusen
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2010 Bursaspor 0 (0)
2010 Borussia Dortmund II 6 (0)
2011 Jahn Regensburg II 14 (0)
2011–2012 Sancaktepe
2012–2014 Centone Karagümrük
2014– Ofspor 35 (0)
National team
2004–2005 Germany U-17 8 (0)
2007–2008 Germany U-20 7 (0)
2009 Germany U-20 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 June 2015.

Cihan Kaan Kaptan (born 4 March 1989 in Wuppertal) is a German footballer, who plays for Ofspor in the TFF Second League.


Kaptan began his career by the Bambinis of Wuppertaler SV Borussia and signed 1996 a contract for D-Youth from Bayer 04 Leverkusen,[2] with the Bayer 04 Leverkusen A-youth was German Champion 2007 2–1 win in the final against Bayern Munich and 2008 the German Cup 3–1 in the final against Borussia Moenchengladbach. Kaptan won in his youth in two victories in the finals of the West German championship in 2007 and 2008.[3] He joined after twelve years on youthside from Bayer 04 Leverkusen to the Süper Lig club Bursaspor.[4] After only two Türkiye Kupası games in one and a half year by Bursaspor joined in January 2010 to Borussia Dortmund II,[5] who earned his first professional game on 7 February 2010 against Kickers Offenbach in the 3rd Liga.[6]

International career[edit]

He earned his first international game for the Germany national youth football team against Turkey Under-20 football team in Kusadasi. Kaptan played as midfielder for the Germany national under-20 football team by the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup.[7]


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