Salih Özcan

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Salih Özcan
2018-08-19 BFC Dynamo vs. 1. FC Köln (DFB-Pokal) by Sandro Halank–013.jpg
Salih Özcan (2018)
Personal information
Full name Salih Özcan
Date of birth (1998-01-11) 11 January 1998 (age 21)
Place of birth Cologne, Germany
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
1. FC Köln
Number 20
Youth career
0000–2007 SC West Köln
2007–2016 1. FC Köln
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016– 1. FC Köln II 20 (3)
2016– 1. FC Köln 51 (1)
National team
2012–2013 Germany U15 7 (0)
2013–2014 Germany U16 6 (2)
2014–2015 Germany U17 16 (0)
2016 Germany U18 1 (0)
2016–2017 Germany U19 8 (1)
2017 Germany U20 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:40, 19 May 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 27 September 2017

Salih Özcan (born 11 January 1998) is a German footballer who plays as a midfielder for 1. FC Köln II and 1. FC Köln.[1]

Club career[edit]

Born in Germany into a family of Turkish descent, Özcan spent the majority of his youth career in Köln's youth system. He first featured in Köln's first team in September 2016 in a match against Schalke 04.[2] During the 2017–18 season he consistently started in central midfield. He scored his first league goal on September 2, 2018 in a match against St. Pauli.[3]

In 2017, Özcan was awarded the golden Fritz Walter Medal for the best U19 player in Germany.[4]

International career[edit]

Özcan is eligible for both the Turkish and German national teams,[5] but has only appeared for Germany's youth teams.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Salih Özcan". worldfootball.net. HEIM:SPIEL. Retrieved 22 September 2016.
  2. ^ https://fc.de/fc-info/news/detailseite/details/drei-punkte-auf-schalke/ 1.FC Köln. Retrieved 24 May 2018.
  3. ^ https://www.ndr.de/sport/fussball/St-Pauli-verliert-Torspektakel-gegen-Koeln,pauli5392.html. NDR.de. Retrieved September 2, 2018.
  4. ^ https://www.ksta.de/sport/1-fc-koeln/auszeichnung-vor-laenderspiel-fc-talent-oeczan-mit-fritz-walter-medaille-ausgezeichnet-28359238 Kölner Stadtanzeiger.Retrieved 24 May 2018.
  5. ^ http://www.express.de/sport/fussball/1--fc-koeln/mavraj---oezcan-das-geheimnis-einer-besonderen-fc-freundschaft-25192618-seite3
  6. ^ http://datencenter.dfb.de/profil/336358

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