Turkey women's national basketball team

The Turkish women's national basketball team, is the basketball side that represents Turkey in international competitions for women.

 Turkey
FIBA ranking6 (21 November 2019)[1]
Joined FIBA1936
FIBA zoneFIBA Europe
National federationTurkish Basketball Federation
CoachCeyhun Yıldızoğlu
Nickname(s)Potanın Perileri
(Fairies of the Basket)
Olympic Games
Appearances2
Women's World Cup
Appearances2
EuroBasket
Appearances8
Medals
Home
Away

Competitive record

Team

Current roster

Roster for the FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2019.[2][3]

Turkey women's national basketball team roster
PlayersCoaches
Pos.No.NameAge – Date of birthHeightClub
PG 0 Yalçın, Asena 28 – (1991-04-04)4 April 1991 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in) Mersin BSB
PG 1 Bilgiç, Pelin 24 – (1994-07-15)15 July 1994 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Çukurova Basketbol
SG 3 Cora, Ayşe 26 – (1993-03-03)3 March 1993 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Fenerbahçe
PG 4 Çakır, Olcay 25 – (1993-07-13)13 July 1993 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) Botaş SK
SF 7 Köksal, Cansu 25 – (1994-04-28)28 April 1994 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) Hatay BB
SF 9 Çağlar, Bahar 30 – (1988-09-28)28 September 1988 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Beşiktaş
PG 10 Alben, Işıl 33 – (1986-02-22)22 February 1986 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) Galatasaray
PF 12 Canıtez, Tuğçe 28 – (1990-11-10)10 November 1990 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Fenerbahçe
PF 15 Şenyürek, Tilbe 24 – (1995-04-26)26 April 1995 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) Fenerbahçe
C 24 Güçlü, İnci 20 – (1999-02-26)26 February 1999 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) Galatasaray
C 33 Ural Topuz, Esra 27 – (1991-08-18)18 August 1991 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Fenerbahçe
C 41 Stokes, Kiah 26 – (1993-03-30)30 March 1993 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Fenerbahçe
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 27 June 2019

Past rosters

2005 EuroBasket: finished 8th among 12 teams

Şaziye İvegin-Karslı, Birsel Vardarlı, Müjde Yüksel, Nilay Yiğit, Şebnem Kimyacıoğlu, Esmeral Tunçluer, Aylin Yıldızoğlu, Nevriye Yılmaz, Serap Yücesir, Yasemin Horasan, Arzu Bildirir, Korel Engin, (Coach: Cem Akdağ)

2007 EuroBasket: finished 9th among 16 teams

Şaziye İvegin-Karslı, Gülşah Akkaya, Birsel Vardarlı, Nilay Yiğit, Şebnem Kimyacıoğlu, Esmeral Tunçluer, Işıl Alben, Nevriye Yılmaz, Didem Sarıca, Yasemin Horasan, Bahar Çağlar, Korel Engin, (Coach: Cem Akdağ)

2009 EuroBasket: finished 9th among 16 teams

Şaziye İvegin-Karslı, Yasemen Saylar, Birsel Vardarlı, Nilay Yiğit, Tuğba Palazoğlu, Gülşah Gümüşay, Sariye Gökçe, Melek Bilge, Naile İvegin, Yasemin Horasan, Nevin Nevlin, Bahar Çağlar, (Coach: Ceyhun Yıldızoğlu)

2011 EuroBasket: finished 2nd among 16 teams

Nilay Yiğit, Birsel Vardarlı, Işıl Alben, Tuğba Palazoğlu, Seda Erdoğan, Gülşah Akkaya, Şaziye İvegin-Karslı, Bahar Çağlar, Yasemin Horasan, Naile Ivegin, Nevriye Yılmaz, Nevin Nevlin, (Coach: Ceyhun Yıldızoğlu)

2013 EuroBasket: finished 3rd among 16 teams

Tuğba Palazoğlu, Tuğçe Canıtez, Ayşegül Günay, Birsel Vardarlı, Yasemin Begüm Dalgalar, Esmeral Tunçluer, Işıl Alben, Nevriye Yılmaz, Naile Çırak, Quanitra Hollingsworth, Şaziye İvegin, Bahar Çağlar, (Coach: Ceyhun Yıldızoğlu)

2014 FIBA World Championship for Women: finished 4th among 16 teams

Tuğba Palazoğlu, Tuğçe Canıtez, Cansu Köksal, Birsel Vardarlı, Yasemin Begüm Dalgalar, Esmeral Tunçluer, Işıl Alben, Nevriye Yılmaz, LaToya Pringle, Tilbe Şenyürek, Şaziye İvegin, Bahar Çağlar, (Coach: Ceyhun Yıldızoğlu)

2015 EuroBasket : finished 5th among 20 teams

Pınar Demirok, Tuğçe Canıtez, Cansu Köksal, Birsel Vardarlı, Olcay Çakır, Bahar Çağlar, Işıl Alben, Nevriye Yılmaz, Lara Sanders, Ayşe Cora, Tilbe Şenyürek, Şaziye İvegin, (Coach: Sevgi Karasu)

2017 EuroBasket : finished 5th among 16 teams

Pelin Bilgiç, Ayşe Cora, Olcay Çakır, Birsel Vardarlı, Bahar Çağlar, Işıl Alben, Tuğçe Canıtez, Quanitra Hollingsworth, Şaziye İvegin, Tilbe Şenyürek, Cansu Köksal, Esra Ural, (Coach: Ekrem Memnun)

See also

References

  1. "FIBA Ranking Presented by Nike". FIBA. 21 November 2019. Retrieved 21 November 2019.
  2. "Turkey: Out to extend their place at the top table". fiba.basketball. 25 June 2019.
  3. FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2019 roster
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