Safa Merve Nalçacı

Safa Merve Nalçacı (born 28 July 1993) is a Turkish women's football defender currently playing in the First League for Fatih Vatan Spor in Istanbul with jersey number 2. She was part of the Turkey women's national team.[1]

Safa Merve Nalçacı
Safa Merve Nalçacı for Fatih Vatan Spor in the 2017–18 season.
Personal information
Date of birth (1993-07-28) 28 July 1993
Place of birth Van, Turkey
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Fatih Vatan Spor
Number 2
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2012 Karşıyaka BESEM Spor 33 (15)
2012–2013 Çamlıcaspor 18 (0)
2014 Karşıyaka Koleji Spor 7 (0)
2014–2017 Beşiktaş J.K. 58 (2)
2017–2018 Fatih Vatan Spor 17 (0)
2018 Ataşehir Belediyespor 0 (0)
2018– Fatih Vatan Spor 5 (0)
Total 138 (17)
National team
2016 Turkey 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 February 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2 June 2016

Private life

Safa Merve Nalçcacı was bor in Van, eastern Turkey on 28 July 1993.[1][2]

Playing career


Nalçacı obtained her license from Karşıyaka BESEM Spor in Izmir on 16 November 2007. She then played in the team between 2008 and 2012. During this time, she appeared the |Women's Regional and |Second League, scoring 15 goals in 33 matches. In the |2012–13 season, she transferred to the Istanbul-based club Çamlıcaspor to play in the |Women's First League. After playing 18 matches, she moved to Karşıyaka Koleji Spor in İzmit in the second half of the 2013–14 Second League season. The next season, she joined the new established team Beşiktaş J.K. in Istanbul, which played in the |Third League. At the end of that season, she enjoyed her team's promotion to the Second League, and after one season to the First League. She capped in 58 matches and scored two goals in three seasons with Beşiktaş J.K. For the 2017–18 First League season, she went to the newly promoted Fatih Vatan Spor, where she played 17 matches.[1][2]

In July 2018, Nalçacı joined the league champion Ataşehir Belediyespor before the 2018–19 UEFA Women's Champions League qualifying round.[2] She played in all three matches of the qualifying round.[3][4][5] In October 2018, she returned to Fatih Vatan Spor for the 2018–19 Women's First League season.[1]


Nalçacı was admitted to the Turkey women's national football team,[6] debuting in the UEFA Women's Euro 2017 qualifying Group 5 match against Russia on 2 June 2016.[1]

Career statistics

As of match played February 23, 2019.[1]
Club Season League Continental National Total
Karşıyaka BESEM Spor 2008–09 Second League 800080
2009–10 Regional League 800080
2010–11 Regional League 91200912
2011–12 Second League 830083
Total 3315003315
Çamlıcaspor 2012–13 First League 18000180
Total 18000180
Karşıyaka Koleji Spor 2013–14 Second League 700070
Total 700070
Beşiktaş J.K. 2014–15 Third League 16100161
2015–16 Second League 19110201
2016–17 First League 23000230
Total 58210592
Fatih Vatan Spor 2017–18 First League 17000170
Total 17000170
Ataşehir Belediyespor 2018–19 First League 00300030
Total 00300030
Fatih Vatan Spor 2018–19 First League 500050
Total 500050
Career total 13817301014217


Turkish Women's First Football League
Beşiktaş J.K.
Runners-up (1): 2016–17
Turkish Women's Second Football League
Beşiktaş J.K.
Winners (1): 2015–16
Turkish Women's Third Football League
Beşiktaş J.K.
Winners (1): 2014–15


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