Korcan Çelikay

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Korcan Çelikay
Korcan Celikay.jpg
Çelikay during his tenure with Beşiktaş.
Personal information
Full name Korcan Çelikay
Date of birth (1987-12-31) December 31, 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Safranbolu, Karabük, Turkey
Height 1.94 m (6 ft 4 12 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Number 12
Youth career
2000–2004 Güngören B.S.
2004–2005 İstanbulspor
2005–2007 Beşiktaş
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2011 Beşiktaş 1 (0)
2007–2008 Tepecik Belediyespor (loan) 11 (0)
2008–2009 Diyarbakırspor (loan) 13 (0)
2010–2011 Sivasspor (loan) 21 (0)
2011–2017 Sivasspor 78 (0)
2017– Ankaragücü 3 (0)
National team
2005 Turkey U18 1 (0)
2005 Turkey U19 2 (0)
2011 Turkey A2 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 January 2014.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20 december 2015

Korcan Çelikay (born 31 December 1987) is a Turkish professional football goalkeeper who currently play for Ankaragücü.[1]

Club career[edit]


Çelikay had started his career at İstanbulspor in 2004 and joined Beşiktaş at the end of that season. He played at youth team[2] until his promotion to senior squad in 2006–07 season by Jean Tigana.

Yet to play for Beşiktaş for senior level, he was loaned out to Istanbul side Tepecik Belediyespor to play at TFF Third League in 2007–08 season.

In 2009–10 season, he made his senior level league debut against the season-end champion Bursaspor, he entered the game on 43rd minute right after the veteran first keeper of team Rüştü been injured, on 17th match-day, in which the team suffered a 3–2 home loss, on December 18, 2009, Friday.[3][4] Following his debut, he played twice at Türkiye Kupası for the team up against Manisaspor and Konya Şekerspor due to the respective injuries of Rüştü and Hakan, the main choices for the goal.

National team career[edit]

Çelikay was called up 10 times for national youth football team, 2 times for U-18, 7 times for U-19, 1 time for U-21; sum of 10 times. During his national team experience, he has been capped 3 times for youth levels.


  1. ^ "KORCAN ÇELİKAY". tff.org. Retrieved 11 February 2011. 
  2. ^ Beşiktaş'ın Gençleri Umut Veriyor (Turkish)
  3. ^ Maç Kodu: 1146 Official Match Report on TFF Website (Turkish)
  4. ^ Kiralık Katil (Turkish)

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