Egemen Korkmaz

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Egemen Korkmaz
Egemen Korkmaz with Turkey in 2012
Personal information
Full name Egemen Korkmaz
Date of birth (1982-11-03) 3 November 1982 (age 34)
Place of birth Balıkesir, Turkey
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
İstanbul Başakşehir
Number 44
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2000 Balıkesirspor 14 (0)
2000–2002 Kartalspor 41 (4)
2002–2008 Bursaspor 154 (5)
2008–2011 Trabzonspor 84 (6)
2011–2012 Beşiktaş 36 (2)
2012–2015 Fenerbahçe 57 (11)
2015–2017 FC Wil 31 (4)
2017– İstanbul Başakşehir 0 (0)
National team
2000 Turkey U18 2 (0)
2001 Turkey U20 6 (0)
2003 Turkey U21 4 (0)
2006 Turkey A2 1 (0)
2011–2012 Turkey 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 January 2017.

Egemen Korkmaz (born 3 November 1982) is a Turkish footballer who plays for Turkish club İstanbul Başakşehir.

Early years[edit]

After starting in 1999 in the amateur football team Balıkesirspor, Egemen signed a professional contract with Kartalspor in 2000. Next season in 2001,Bursaspor transferred him, where he stayed until the end of the 2007-08; going onto playing 155 League games, while managing to score five goals. During his time in Bursaspor, he was given the role of team captain. His successful performances, drew the attention of some big teams in Turkey.



Egemen Korkmaz Bursaspor ended with the agreement at the end of the year, the summer transfer period 2008-09, Çağdaş Atan who want to close the gap as a result of leaving the club Trabzonspor has scored in three years. After the transfer of Trabzonspor also wore Bursaspor; Bursa province the plate code "16" continued to wear the uniform number. However, in 2009 played on May 17 Trabzonspor Trabzonspor-Bursaspor match 1-0, then "16" jersey number, and shake off the stands to fans going to the center field triple-puller; Bursaspor community has raised concern. [3] A 'is transferred to the first year, was named player of the year by fans. [4] takes over as head coach of Trabzonspor Hugo Broos and the contract is not extended as a result of the transfer Bursaspor former club captain Hüseyin Çimşir, Egemen Korkmaz before the 2009-10 season was announced as the captain of Trabzonspor. Dominant young national teams, including the name of Turkey played 15 times in total. A chance for the national team has found three times in the first 11. Strong supporters of physics due to the structure itself, "Gladiator" was appropriate moniker. İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediyesi S.K. match played on September 14, 2009 with "3" by scoring hatrick took its place among the defenders. After encountering a statement: "can not get 3 goals in a season." he said. A day after the match to him by the management of the FC United match winning premium show superior performance to due was decided to give two times the premium. The dominant athletes in the infrastructure to distribute the club announced that the extra premium.


On 25 May 2011, he signed a four-year contract signed with Turkish club Beşiktaş. Sovereign, the captain had come to the field with his number 16 in Bursa and Trabzon. Black-and-white club experienced players instead of tension between the plate of Bursa in the uniform number 55 was chosen. Egemen Korkmaz Besiktas, who had a very successful season, including 36 cases a total of 50 match played in the league. While a total of 4 goals in 15 yellow, 1 red card he saw. On June 2, because of concern for the future, he terminated his contract with Beşiktaş. On July 4, 2012, he was transferred to Fenerbahçe on a free transfer.


On July 4, 2012, he completed a free transfer to Fenerbahce and was given the number 2 shirt, formerly held by Diego Lugano. He scored his first goal with the team in a UEFA Europa League match against AEL Limassol. On 25 April 2013, Korkmaz scored the only goal in the game against Benfica in the UEFA Europa League semi-finals. Although Fenerbahce won their first game while at home, they lost at Portugal and were eliminated. The same season, Korkmaz won his second Turkish cup with a team and Fenerbahce continued from their success in the previous year, in which they finally won the cup, first time since 1983. Korkmaz won his first league title in the 2013-2014 season with Fenerbahce.

FC Wil 1900[edit]

In July 2015, he joined Swiss club FC Wil 1900.[1]




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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Hüseyin Çimşir
Trabzonspor captain
Succeeded by
Rigobert Song