Fenerbahçe Women's Basketball

Fenerbahçe Women's Basketball are the women's basketball department of Fenerbahçe SK, a major Turkish multi-sport club based in Istanbul, Turkey.

Fenerbahçe
NicknamePotanın Kraliçeleri (The Queens of the Hoop)
Sarı Lacivertliler (The Yellow-Navy Blues)
Fener
LeaguesTurkish Women's Basketball League
EuroLeague Women
Founded1954
HistoryFenerbahçe (1954–present)
ArenaMetro Enerji Sports Hall
(capacity: 2,500)[1]
LocationIstanbul, Turkey
Team colorsYellow and Navy blue
         
President Ali Koç
Head coach Víctor Lapeña
2018–19 positionRegular season: 2nd
Play-off: Champions
Championships17 Turkish Championships
1956, 1957, 1958, 1999, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2016, 2018, 2019
12 Turkish Cups
1999, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2015, 2016, 2019
12 Turkish Super Cups
1999, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2019
Websitefenerbahce.org
Active departments of
Fenerbahçe
Football Basketball (Men's) Basketball (Women's)
Volleyball (Men's) Volleyball (Women's) Table Tennis
Swimming Rowing Sailing
Athletics Boxing Esports

Founded in 1954, they became the most successful club in domestic competitions, having won 41 overall trophies, and achieved considerable success in European competitions. They became EuroLeague runners-up on three occasions, in the 2012–13, 2013–14, and 2016–17 seasons and reached the third place once in 2016. They also became fourth in the 2011–12 and 2014–15 seasons. Furthermore, Fenerbahçe became runners-up in the EuroCup in 2005. Overall, they played in four major European finals and managed to be among the best four European clubs six times.

Domestically, Fenerbahçe won a record 17 Turkish championship titles (3 in the former Turkish Women's Basketball Championship and 14 in the Turkish Women's League), a record 12 Turkish Cups, and a record 12 Turkish Super Cups, among others. The team play their matches at the club's own 2,500-seat Metro Enerji Sports Hall.[2][3]

Players

Current squad

Fenerbahçe roster
PlayersCoaches
Pos.No.Nat.NameHt.Wt.Age
SG 0 Özen, Duygu 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 57 kg (126 lb) 18 – (2001-03-21)21 March 2001
C 1 Williams, Elizabeth 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 87 kg (192 lb) 26 – (1993-06-23)23 June 1993
SG 3 Cora, Ayşe 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 69 kg (152 lb) 26 – (1993-03-03)3 March 1993
PG 4 Çakır, Olcay 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 26 – (1993-07-13)13 July 1993
SF 5 Adıcan, Doğa 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 70 kg (154 lb) 18 – (2001-02-15)15 February 2001
PG 10 Uzun, Sevgi 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 22 – (1997-11-25)25 November 1997
PF 12 Canıtez, Tuğçe 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 29 – (1990-11-10)10 November 1990
SF 23 Iagupova, Alina 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 27 – (1992-02-09)9 February 1992
SF 24 Zandalasini, Cecilia 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 23 – (1996-03-16)16 March 1996
C 33 Ural, Esra 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 90 kg (198 lb) 28 – (1991-08-18)18 August 1991
C 41 Stokes, Kiah 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 87 kg (192 lb) 26 – (1993-03-30)30 March 1993
PG 51 Cruz, Anna 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 62 kg (137 lb) 33 – (1986-11-27)27 November 1986
PF 73 Nicholls, Laura 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 90 kg (198 lb) 30 – (1989-02-26)26 February 1989
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  • Nacho Garcia
Athletic trainer(s)
  • Ömer Buharalı
Team manager
  • Arzu Özyiğit

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DC) Dual citizenship
  • Injured

Updated: 27 November, 2019

Depth chart

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2
C Kiah Stokes Kia Vaughn Esra Ural
PF Anastasiya Verameyenka Tilbe Şenyürek Tuğçe Canıtez
SF Cecilia Zandalasini Ayşe Cora Merve Arı
SG Giorgia Sottana Bria Hartley Pelin Bilgiç
PG Kelsey Plum Özge Yavaş

Honours

European competitions

Runners-up (3): 2012–13, 2013–14, 2016–17
Third place (1): 2015–16
Fourth place (2): 2011–12, 2014–15
Runners-up (1): 2004–05
Fourth place (1): 2003–04
  • Southern Conference FIBA Europa
Winners (1): 2004–05

Domestic competitions

Winners (14) (record): 1998–99, 2001–02, 2003–04, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2015–16, 2017–18, 2018–19
Runners-up (9): 1990–91, 1991–92, 1994–95, 1995–96, 1999–00, 2000–01, 2004–05, 2013–14, 2016–17
Winners (3): 1956, 1957, 1958
Runners-up (1): 1959
Winners (12) (record): 1998–99, 1999–00, 2000–01, 2003–04, 2004–05, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2019
Runners-up (5): 1994–95, 2009–10, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2013–14
Winners (12) (record): 1999, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2019
Runners-up (8): 1995, 2002, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2016, 2017, 2018

Regional competitions

Winners (5): 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959
Runners-up (8): 1960, 1961, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968

Others

  • GSGM Cup
Winners (1): 1991
Runners-up (1): 1992

Team captains

This is a list of the senior team's captains in the recent years.

Period Captain
1996–2006 Serap Yücesir
2006–2009 Nalan Ramazanoğlu
2009–2012 Nevriye Yılmaz
2012–2019 Birsel Vardarlı
2019- Tuğçe Canıtez

Head coaches

Period Head coach
1955–1960 Önder Dai
196?–1968 Mehmet Baturalp
1980–1985 Yaman Eymür
1987–2000 Göksel Zeren
2000–2009 Zafer Kalaycıoğlu
2009–2010 Haydar Kemal Ateş
2010 Aydın Uğuz
2010–2011 László Rátgéber
2011–2012 George Dikeoulakos
2012–2014 Roberto Íñiguez
2014–2015 Jacek Winnicki
2015 Erman Okerman
2015–2017 George Dikeoulakos
2017–2018 Fırat Okul
2018–2019 Valérie Garnier
2019- Víctor Lapeña

C Caretaker

Notable players

Italic written players still play for the club.

Sponsorship and kit manufacturers

See also

References

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