Nagihan Avanaş

Nagihan Avanaş (born May 23, 1997) is a Turkish women's football forward currently playing in the Turkish Women's First Football League for Ataşehir Belediyespor in Istanbul with jersey number 22. She was member of the Turkey women's national U-17 team.[1]

Nagihan Avanaş
Nagihan Avanaş for Ataşehir Belediyespor (January 2015)
Personal information
Date of birth (1997-05-23) May 23, 1997
Place of birth Susuz, Kars Province, Turkey
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Ataşehir Belediyespor
Number 22
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2013 Ovacık Gençlik ve Spor 17 (8)
2013–2017 Ataşehir Belediyespor 10 (0)
2017–2018 Kireçburnu Spor 21 (2)
2019– Ataşehir Belediyespor 3 (0)
Total 51 (10)
National team
2012 Turkey U-17 1 (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 April 19, 2012




Nagihan Avanaş obtained her license for the Istanbul-based club Sosyal Hizmetler Gençlik ve Spor on May 25, 2011. After playing two seasons with Ovacık Gençlik ve Spor in Karabük, she transferred to Ataşehir Belediyespor in the 2013–14 season, where she still plays.[1]

In 2014, she was part of the highschool team, which became champion at the ISF World Schools Futsal Championship held in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy.[2]

After staying away from the pitch in the 2016–17 season, she transferred to Kireçburnu Spor in October 2017.[1] In the second half of the 2018*19 First League season, Avanaş returned to her former club.[1]


On April 19, 2012, Avanaş debuted in the Turkey girls' U-17 team playing against Azerbaijan in the U17 Women's win UEFA Development Cup.[1][3][4]

Career statistics

As of match played February 23, 2019.[1]
Club Season League Continental National Total
Ovacık Gençlik ve Spor 2011–2012Second League 720072
2012–2013Second League 10600106
Total 17800178
Ataşehir Belediyespor 2013–14First League 301030
2014–15First League 300040
2015–16First League 400040
Total 10010110
Kireçburnu Spor 2017–18First League 16200162
2018–19First League 5000150
Total 21200212
Ataşehir Belediyespor 2018–19First League 300030
Total 300030
Career total 5110105210


Turkish Women's First Football League
Ataşehir Belediyespor
Runners-up (2): 2013–14, 2014–15
ISF World Schools Futsal Championship
Mevlana Vocational Highschool for Girls team
Winners (1): 2014


  1. "Futbolcu Bilgileri-Nagihan Avanaş" (in Turkish). Türkiye Futbol Federasyonu. Retrieved 2015-05-04.
  2. "Mevlana Kız Lisesi'nde Dünya Şampiyonu'na gurur töreni". Ataşehir Haberci Gazetesi (in Turkish). 2014-05-08. Retrieved 2015-05-04.
  3. "Milliler'in rakibi Azerbaycan". Hürriyet (in Turkish). 2012-04-18. Retrieved 2015-05-04.
  4. "U17 Women's win UEFA Development Cup". Turkish Football Federation. 2012-04-21. Retrieved 2015-05-04.

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