Duygu Yılmaz

Duygu Yılmaz (born May 3, 1988) is a Turkish women's football goalkeeper currently playing in the Turkish Women's First Football League for Kdz. Ereğli Belediye Spor with jersey number 97. She was a member of the U-17, U-19 and Turkey women's national team.[1]

Duygu Yılmaz
Duygu Yılmaz playing for Ataşehir Belediyespor (March 2016)
Personal information
Date of birth (1988-05-03) May 3, 1988
Place of birth Keçiören, Ankara Province, Turkey
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Kdz. Ereğli Belediye Spor
Number 97
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2010 Gazi Üniversitesispor 26 (1)
2010–2018 Ataşehir Belediyespor 62 (0)
2018– Kdz. Ereğli Belediye Spor 10 (0)
Total 98 (1)
National team
2006 Turkey U-17 1 (0)
2006–2007 Turkey U-19 14 (0)
2006–2011 Turkey 20 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of February 23, 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of September 17, 2011

Early years

Duygu Yılmaz was born to a footballer father in Keçiören district Ankara Province, Turkey on May 3, 1988. Her older sister played also football.[2]

Playing career


Yılmaz obtained her license for Gazi Üniversitesispor in her hometown on March 4, 2003. She began her career in the forward position. However, she accepted her trainers suggestion to play the goalkeeper from then on due to her good reflex she exposed during a training as she was keping the goal. After playing two full seasons between 2008 and 2010, she transferred to the Istanbul-based Ataşehir Belediyespor.[1][2][3] she enjoyed league champion title at the end of the 2009–10 season with Gazi Üniversitesispor.[4]

She took part for Ataşehir Belediyespor at all three matches of the 2011–12 UEFA Women's Champions League.[5][6][7]

In October 2018, she transferred to Kdz. Ereğlispor.[1]


Yılmaz was admitted to the Turkey girls' U-17 team, and debuted in the friendly match against Belgium on January 31, 2008.[8]

She was a member of the Turkey women's U-19 team, and took part at three matches of the 2007 UEFA Championship First qualifying round. She capped in total 14 times for the national U-19 team.[1]

She played her first match with the Turkey women's national team on November 18, 2006, and participated in three matches of the UEFA Women's Euro 2009 qualifying, four of the 2008 UEFA Support International Tournament,[9] tw of the 2009 UEFA Support International Tournament, seven of the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification – UEFA Group 5 matches, and one of the UEFA Women's Euro 2013 qualifying – Group 2 match.[10] She capped in 20 matches between 2006 and 2011.[1][11]

Career statistics

As of match played February 23, 2019.[1]
Club Season League Continental National Total
Gazi Üniversitesispor 2004–08First League 00200200
2008–09First League 14140181
2009–10First League 12050170
Total 261290551
Ataşehir Belediyespor 2010–11First League 16030190
2011–12First League 1503030210
2013–14First League 10000010
2015–16First League 1600000160
2016–17First League 70000070
2017–18First League 70000070
Total 6203060710
Kdz. Ereğli Belediye Spor 2018-19First League 10030130
Total 100--30130
Career total 981303801391


Turkish Women's First Football League
Gazi Üniversitesispor
Winners (1): 2009–10
Ataşehir Belediyespor
Winners (2): 2010–11, 2011–12, 2011–12
Runners-up (4): 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16
Third places (41): 2016–17


  1. "Oyuncular Futbolcular-Duygu Yılmaz" (in Turkish). Türkiye Futbol Federasyonu. Retrieved 2017-02-08.
  2. "Antrenmanda kaleye geçti, milli sporcu oldu". Milliyet (in Turkish). 2011-01-07. Retrieved 2017-02-08.
  3. "Bu takım gol yemiyor!". Habertürk (in Turkish). 2011-01-27. Retrieved 2017-02-08.
  4. "Gazi Ünv. namağlup şampiyon". Hürriyet (in Turkish). 2010-05-24. Retrieved 2017-02-08.
  5. "Gintra-Universitetas vs Ataşehir Belediyesi 1–1". Scoresway. Retrieved 2017-02-08.
  6. "SFK 2000 vs. Ataşehir Belediyesi 4 – 1". Soccerway. Retrieved 2017-02-08.
  7. "Ataşehir Belediyesi vs Olimpia Cluj" (in Turkish). Soccerway. Retrieved 2017-02-08.
  8. "Özel Maç (Kızlar U-17 Milli) Belçika 1–0 Türkiye" (in Turkish). Türkiye Futbol Federasyonu. Retrieved 2017-02-08.
  9. "Türkiye 2–2 Hırvatistan". SporX (in Turkish). 2008-12-15. Retrieved 2017-02-08.
  10. "Futbol: Kadınlar Avrupa Şampiyonası Elemeleri". Son Dakika (in Turkish). 2011-09-16. Retrieved 2017-02-08.
  11. "TFF'den kadınlar için özel maç". TRT Spor (in Turkish). 2016-03-08. Retrieved 2017-02-08.
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