Erkal played for Galatasaray SK his whole career, making him memorable for many Gala supporters. In 1951, after his active playing career ended, he became the manager of the Turkey national football team. Under Erkal's charge, the national squad managed to defeat the Germany national football team 2-1 in Berlin.
|1.||19 June 1931||Vasil Levski National Stadium, Sofia, Bulgaria||Yugoslavia||0-2||Win||Balkan Cup|
|Correct as of 10 February 2010.|