Ceren Nurlu (born January 12, 1992) is a Turkish women's football forward currently playing in the Turkish Women's First Football League for Fatih Vatan Spor with jersey number 16. She made her Champions League debut in August 2013 with her current club. She played in the Turkey women's U-17 and U-19 national teams before joining the Turkish women's national team.
|Full name||Ceren Nurlu|
|Date of birth||January 12, 1992|
|Place of birth||Iskenderun, Turkey|
|Fatih Vatan Spor|
|2018–||Kdz. Ereğli Belediye Spor||16||(5)|
|2018–||Fatih Vatan Spor||7||(2)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of December 8, 2019|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of April 8, 2016
Nurlu was born in Iskenderun on January 12, 1992. Her father was Mutasim Okkan Nurlu.
Nurlu began her football career at Hatay Sanayispor, a club in her hometwon Hatay Province after she obtained her license on October 6, 2005. She took part in the youth team until she transferred to Hatay Dumlupınarspor on December 26, 2008. After one season, Nurlu signed for Konak Belediyespor in Izmir on October 8, 2010.
Nurlu debuted in the 2013–14 UEFA Women's Champions League Group 1 match against FC NSA Sofia on August 8, 2013 after she enjoyed her team's champion title at the end of the 2012–13 Women's First League season. Nurlu played in three matches of the 2015–16 UEFA Women's Champions League qualifying round, and scored one goal.
At the end of the 2015–16 season, she enjoyed her team's champion title. She played in three matches of the Group 9 of the 2016–17 UEFA Women's Champions League qualifying round.
Nurlu made her debut in the Turkey women's national U-17 team at the friendly match against Macedonia on October 10, 2007, and scored her first international goal, her team's the only in that game. She participated in the 2008 UEFA Women's U-17 Championship qualification round Group 6 matches. Nurlu capped 5 times in the national U-17 team.
She was called up to the Turkey women's national U-19 team and played for her first game in the Kuban Spring Tournament match against Ukraine on March 14, 2009. She appeared in the 2010 UEFA Women's U-19 Championship First qualifying round Group 7 and 2011 UEFA Women's U-19 Championship First qualifying round Group 9 matches. She capped 24 times in total in the national U-19 team and scored one goal in the friendly match against the Belarusian team on April 17, 2009.
On August 23, 2011 Nurlu played for the first time in the Turkish women's national team at the friendly match against Portuguese women. Nurlu took part in the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification – UEFA Group 6 matches.
|Hatay Sanayispor||2007–08||Second League||–||-||3||1||3||1|
|Hatay Dumlupınarspor||2008–09||Second League||7||2||–||-||8||3||15||5|
|Konak Belediyespor||2010–11||First League||15||7||–||-||3||0||18||7|
|Beşiktaş J.K.||2017–18||First League||9||0||–||-||0||0||9||0|
|Kdz. Ereğli Belediye Spor||2018–19||First League||16||5||–||-||0||0||16||5|
|Fatih Vatan Spor||2019–20||First League||7||2||–||0||0||7||2|
- Turkish Women's First League
- Beşiktaş J.K.
- Runners-up (1): 2017–18
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- "Özel Maç (Kızlar U-17 Milli) Makedonya 2–1 Türkiye" (in Turkish). Türkiye Futbol Federasyonu. Retrieved 2014-03-12.
- "Kuban Spring Turnuvası (Kadınlar U-19 Milli) (Grup Eleme) Türkiye 1–1 Ukrayna" (in Turkish). Türkiye Futbol Federasyonu. Retrieved 2014-03-12.
- "Özel Maç (Kadınlar U-19 Milli) Türkiye 2–1 Belarus" (in Turkish). Türkiye Futbol Federasyonu. Retrieved 2014-03-12.
- "Qualifying round (Group 6) – 13/02/2014 – 13:30CET (14:30 local time) – 5 Ocak – Adana". FIFA Women's World Cup. Retrieved 2014-03-12.
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