Fenerbahçe Women's Basketball

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Fenerbahçe
Fenerbahçe
Nickname Potanın Kraliçeleri (The Queens of the Hoop)
Fener
Leagues Turkish Women's Basketball League
EuroLeague Women
Founded 1954
History Fenerbahçe (1954–present)
Arena Ülker Sports Arena
(capacity: 13,800)[1]
Location Istanbul, Turkey
Team colors Yellow and Navy blue
         
President Turkey Ali Koç
Head coach France Valérie Garnier
2017–18 position Regular season: 3rd
Play-off: Champions
Championships 13 Turkish Championships
1999, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2016, 2018
11 Turkish Cups
1999, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2015, 2016
11 Turkish Super Cups
1999, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Website fenerbahce.org
Uniforms
Active departments of
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Fenerbahçe Women's Basketball is the women's basketball department of Fenerbahçe SK, a major Turkish multi-sport club based in Istanbul, Turkey.

Founded in 1954, they became the most successful in Turkey, alongside Galatasaray, and achieved considerable success in European competitions. They became EuroLeague runners-up on three occasions, in the 2012–13, 2013–14, and 2016–17 seasons and reached the third place once in 2016. They also became fourth in the 2011–12 and 2014–15 seasons. Furthermore, Fenerbahçe became runners-up in the EuroCup in 2005. Overall, they played in four major European finals and managed to be among the best four European clubs six times.

Domestically, Fenerbahçe won 13 Turkish Championship titles, a record 11 Turkish Cups, and a record 11 Turkish Super Cups, among others.

Fenerbahçe play their matches at either the 1,500-seat Caferağa Sports Hall[2] or the 13,800-seat Ülker Sports Arena.[3][4]

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

Fenerbahçe roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
PG 1 Turkey Bilgiç, Pelin 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 61 kg (134 lb) 24 – (1994-07-15)15 July 1994
SG 3 Turkey Cora, Ayşe 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 69 kg (152 lb) 25 – (1993-03-03)3 March 1993
SG 6 Turkey Arı, Merve 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 74 kg (163 lb) 20 – (1998-01-05)5 January 1998
PG 7 Turkey Vardarlı, Birsel (C) 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 34 – (1984-07-12)12 July 1984
SF 9 Italy Zandalasini, Cecilia 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 22 – (1996-03-16)16 March 1996
PG 10 United States Plum, Kelsey 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 24 – (1994-08-24)24 August 1994
PF 11 Belarus Verameyenka, Anastasiya 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 31 – (1987-07-10)10 July 1987
PF 12 Turkey Canıtez, Tuğçe 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 27 – (1990-11-10)10 November 1990
SG 14 Italy Sottana, Giorgia 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) 70 kg (154 lb) 29 – (1988-12-15)15 December 1988
C 15 Turkey Şenyürek, Tilbe 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 23 – (1995-04-26)26 April 1995
PG 23 United States Hartley, Bria 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 25 – (1992-09-30)30 September 1992
C 33 Turkey Ural, Esra 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 90 kg (198 lb) 27 – (1991-08-18)18 August 1991
C 41 United States Stokes, Kiah 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 87 kg (192 lb) 25 – (1993-03-30)30 March 1993
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  • Turkey Tolga Esenci
Athletic trainer(s)
  • Turkey Serkan Bodur
Team manager

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DC) Dual citizenship
  • Injured Injured

Updated: 14 April, 2017

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2
C Kiah Stokes Esra Ural
PF Anastasiya Verameyenka Tilbe Şenyürek
SF Cecilia Zandalasini Tuğçe Canıtez Merve Arı
SG Giorgia Sottana Bria Hartley Ayşe Cora
PG Birsel Vardarlı Kelsey Plum Pelin Bilgiç

Honours[edit]

Fenerbahçe Women's Basketball
Medal record
Women’s Basketball
Representing Fenerbahçe SK
Euroleague Women
Silver medal – second place Euroleague Women 2012–13
Silver medal – second place Euroleague Women 2013–14
Bronze medal – third place Euroleague Women 2015–16
Silver medal – second place Euroleague Women 2016–17
EuroCup Women
Silver medal – second place EuroCup Women 2004-05
Southern Conference FIBA Europa
Gold medal – first place Southern Conference FIBA Europa 2004-05
Turkish Championship
Gold medal – first place TBB Championship 1956
Gold medal – first place TBB Championship 1957
Gold medal – first place TBB Championship 1958
Silver medal – second place TBB Championship 1959
Turkish Women's Basketball League
Silver medal – second place TBB League 1990-91
Silver medal – second place TBB League 1991-92
Silver medal – second place TBB League 1994-95
Silver medal – second place TBB League 1995-96
Gold medal – first place TBB League 1998-99
Silver medal – second place TBB League 1999-00
Silver medal – second place TBB League 2000-01
Gold medal – first place TBB League 2001-02
Bronze medal – third place TBB League 2002-03
Gold medal – first place TBB League 2003-04
Silver medal – second place TBB League 2004-05
Gold medal – first place TBB League 2005-06
Gold medal – first place TBB League 2006-07
Gold medal – first place TBB League 2007-08
Gold medal – first place TBB League 2008-09
Gold medal – first place TBB League 2009-10
Gold medal – first place TBB League 2010-11
Gold medal – first place TBB League 2011-12
Gold medal – first place TBB League 2012-13
Silver medal – second place TBB League 2013-14
Gold medal – first place TBB League 2015-16
Silver medal – second place TBB League 2016-17
Gold medal – first place TBB League 2017–18
Turkish Women's Basketball Cup
Silver medal – second place Turkish Cup 1994-95
Gold medal – first place Turkish Cup 1998-99
Gold medal – first place Turkish Cup 1999-00
Gold medal – first place Turkish Cup 2000-01
Gold medal – first place Turkish Cup 2003-04
Gold medal – first place Turkish Cup 2004-05
Gold medal – first place Turkish Cup 2005-06
Gold medal – first place Turkish Cup 2006-07
Gold medal – first place Turkish Cup 2007-08
Gold medal – first place Turkish Cup 2008-09
Silver medal – second place Turkish Cup 2009-10
Silver medal – second place Turkish Cup 2011-12
Silver medal – second place Turkish Cup 2012-13
Silver medal – second place Turkish Cup 2013-14
Gold medal – first place Turkish Cup 2014-15
Gold medal – first place Turkish Cup 2015-16
Turkish Presidential Cup
Silver medal – second place Turkish President Cup 1994-95
Gold medal – first place Turkish President Cup 1998-99
Gold medal – first place Turkish President Cup 1999-00
Gold medal – first place Turkish President Cup 2000-01
Silver medal – second place Turkish President Cup 2001-02
Gold medal – first place Turkish President Cup 2003-04
Gold medal – first place Turkish President Cup 2004-05
Silver medal – second place Turkish President Cup 2005-06
Gold medal – first place Turkish President Cup 2006-07
Silver medal – second place Turkish President Cup 2007-08
Silver medal – second place Turkish President Cup 2008-09
Gold medal – first place Turkish President Cup 2009-10
Silver medal – second place Turkish President Cup 2010-11
Gold medal – first place Turkish President Cup 2011-12
Gold medal – first place Turkish President Cup 2012-13
Gold medal – first place Turkish President Cup 2013-14
Gold medal – first place Turkish President Cup 2014-15
Silver medal – second place Turkish President Cup 2015-16
Silver medal – second place Turkish President Cup 2016-17

European competitions[edit]

Runners-up (3): 2012–13, 2013–14, 2016–17
Third place (1): 2015–16
Fourth place (2): 2011–12, 2014–15
Runners-up (1): 2004–05
Fourth place (1): 2003–04
  • Southern Conference FIBA Europa
Winners (1): 2004–05

National competitions[edit]

Winners (13) (shared-record): 1998–99, 2001–02, 2003–04, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2015–16, 2017–18
Runners-up (9): 1990–91, 1991–92, 1994–95, 1995–96, 1999–00, 2000–01, 2004–05, 2013–14, 2016–17
Winners (3): 1956, 1957, 1958
Runners-up (1): 1959
Winners (11) (shared-record): 1998–99, 1999–00, 2000–01, 2003–04, 2004–05, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2014–15, 2015–16
Runners-up (5): 1994–95, 2009–10, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2013–14
Winners (11) (record): 1999, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Runners-up (8): 1995, 2002, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2016, 2017

Regional competitions[edit]

Winners (5): 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959
Runners-up (8): 1960, 1961, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968

Others[edit]

  • GSGM Cup
Winners (1): 1991
Runners-up (1): 1992

Team captains[edit]

This is a list of the senior team's captains in the recent years.

Period Captain
1996–2006 Turkey Serap Yücesir
2006–2009 Turkey Nalan Ramazanoğlu
2009–2012 Turkey Nevriye Yılmaz
2012– Turkey Birsel Vardarlı

Head coaches[edit]

Period Head coach
1955–1960 Turkey Önder Dai
196?–1968 Turkey Mehmet Baturalp
1980–1985 Turkey Yaman Eymür
1987–2000 Turkey Göksel Zeren
2000–2009 Turkey Zafer Kalaycıoğlu
2009–2010 Turkey Haydar Kemal Ateş
2010 Turkey Aydın Uğuz
2010–2011 Hungary László Rátgéber
2011–2012 Greece George Dikeoulakos
2012–2014 Spain Roberto Íñiguez
2014–2015 Poland Jacek Winnicki
2015 Turkey Erman Okerman
2015–2017 Greece George Dikeoulakos
2017–2018 Turkey Fırat Okul
2018– France Valérie Garnier

C Caretaker

Notable players[edit]

Italic written players still play for the club.

Sponsorship and kit manufacturers[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]