Okay Yokuşlu

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Okay Yokuşlu
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Yokuşlu in 2013
Personal information
Full name Okay Yokuşlu
Date of birth (1994-03-09) 9 March 1994 (age 23)
Place of birth Konak, Izmir, Turkey
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Trabzonspor
Number 5
Youth career
2002–2006 Karşıyaka
2006–2010 Altay
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2011 Altay 33 (4)
2011–2015 Kayserispor 102 (7)
2015– Trabzonspor 53 (4)
National team
2009 Turkey U15 6 (3)
2009–2010 Turkey U16 6 (1)
2009–2011 Turkey U17 25 (4)
2011–2013 Turkey U19 10 (2)
2012–2014 Turkey U20 12 (1)
2012–2015 Turkey U21 10 (0)
2015– Turkey 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 April 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 6 September 2016

Okay Yokuşlu (Turkish pronunciation: [okaj jokuʃɫu], born 9 March 1994) is a Turkish professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Turkish club Trabzonspor .[1]

Career[edit]

On 27 June 2011, at the age of 17, he signed for Kayserispor for a record transfer fee for Altay of TRY 2.3 million (€1 million).[1] He made his Süper Lig debut in the starting line-up in which Kayserispor were beaten by Antalyaspor with 0–1 final score, on 16 September 2011.[2]

International career[edit]

Okay was selected for Turkey's U-20 squad for the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup. He scored "a beautifully judged chip over the stranded [goalkeeper] from 25 yards (23 m)" to complete the hosts' 2–1 defeat of Australia and progression to the last 16 of the competition.[3] On 6 November 2015, Yokuşlu was selected for the Turkey national football team to play friendlies against Qatar and Greece respectively.[4] He made his debut as a late sub against Greece in a 0-0 tie.[5]

Statistics[edit]

(Correct as of 8 July 2015)[2][6]
Club Season League Cup[7] Europe Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Altay 2009–10 12 2 2 1 0 0 14 3
2010–11 21 2 0 0 0 0 21 2
Total 33 4 2 1 0 0 35 5
Kayserispor 2011–12 22 2 2 0 0 0 24 2
2012–13 24 0 0 0 0 0 24 0
2013–14 25 1 4 0 0 0 29 1
2014–15 31 4 3 1 0 0 34 5
Total 102 7 9 1 0 0 111 8
Career total 135 11 11 2 0 0 146 13

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