Yeliz Açar

Yeliz Açar (born 19 December 1997) is a Turkish football forward, who plays for Fatih Vatan Spor. of the Turkish Women's First Football League with jersey number 5. She was part of the Turkey women's national under-17 football team.[1]

Yeliz Açar
Yeliz Açar of Fatih Vatan Spor (October 2018)
Personal information
Date of birth (1997-12-19) 19 December 1997
Place of birth Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Fatih Vatan Spor
Number 5
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2013 Akdeniz Nurçelik Spor 6 (3)
2013–2014 Kdz. Ereğlispor 2 (0)
2014–2017 Beşiktaş J.K. 41 (3)
2017– Fatih Vatan Spor 40 (1)
National team
2013 Turkey U-17 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 December 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12 March 2013

Playing career


Açar obtained her license from Zeytinburnu Spor on 19 March 2010. She mafe her debut in the 2011–12 Women's Second League season for Istanbul Nurçelik Spor, which was renamed the next season Akdeniz Nurçelik Spor.[1] She then signed with Lüleburgaz 39 Spor in September 2013. However, her club withdrew from the league, and according to the Turkish Football Federation's regulation, she was not allowed to transfer to any other club in the 2013–14 season.[2] In the second half of that season, she moved to Kdz. Ereğlispor to play in the 2013–14 Women's First League. After a brief appearance in Karadeniz Ereğli, she returned to Istanbul and joined Beşiktaş J.K. in the Turkish Women's Third Football League.[1][3] At the end of the 2014–15 season, she enjoyed her team's promotion to the Women's Second League, and the next season her team's promotion to the Women's First League. After three seasons, she signed with Fatih Vatan Spor to play in the 2017–18 Women's First league.[1]


Açar was a member of the Turkey girls' U-17 team in a friendly match against Switzerland in March 2013.[1]

Career statistics

As of match played 28 December 2019.[1]
Club Season League Continental National Total
Istanbul Nurçelik Spor 2011–12 Second League 100010
Akdeniz Nurçelik Spor 2012–13 Second League 531063
Total 631073
Kdz. Ereğlispor 2013–14 First League 200020
Total 200020
Beşiktaş J.K. 2014–15 Third League 16300163
2015–16 Second League 18000180
2016–17 First League 700070
Total 41300413
Fatih Vatan Spor 2017–18 First League 17100171
2018–19 First League 16000160
2019–20 First League 700070
Total 40100401
Career total 89710907


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


  1. "Oyuncular – Futbolcular: Yeliz Açar" (in Turkish). Türkiye Futbol Federasyonu. Retrieved 8 December 2018.
  2. "Federasyon Yeliz Açar'ı transfer mağduru etti". Sivil Haber (in Turkish). 18 November 2018. Retrieved 8 December 2018.
  3. "Beşiktaş Bayan Futbol Takımı, Ereğli Belediyespor'la Oynayacak". Spor Haberler (in Turkish). 21 October 2014. Retrieved 8 December 2018.
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