Ayhan Elmastaşoğlu

Ayhan Elmastaşoğlu (born 23 August 1941)[1] is a retired Turkish professional footballer. Elmastaşoğlu is best known for his 12 year stint with Galatasaray from 1960-1972. He helped Galatasaray win 5 Süper Ligs, 4 Turkish Cups, and 2 Turkish Super Cups.[2]

Ayhan Elmastaşoğlu
Personal information
Full name Ayhan Elmastaşoğlu
Date of birth (1941-08-23) August 23, 1941 (age 80)
Place of birth İzmir, Turkey
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1961-1976 Altay 46 (16)
1960-1972 Galatasaray 222 (70)
1972-1974 Sakaryaspor 21 (0)
National team
1959 Turkey U18 3 (1)
1963–1964 Turkey U21 3 (4)
1965–1969 Turkey 19 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

International careerEdit

Elmastaşoğlu was a youth international for Turkey, and represented the senior Turkey team 19 times.[3] He debuted for Turkey in a 1966 FIFA World Cup qualification 1-0 loss to Portugal on 19 April 1964.[4]

Personal lifeEdit

Elmastaşoğlu's brothers, Ayfer and Nail, were also professional footballers.[2]

HonoursEdit

Galatasaray

Turkey

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Birth Date". www.mackolik.com. Retrieved 17 February 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Ayhan Elmastaşoğlu Türk Telekom Arenadaydı". www.galatasaray.org.
  3. ^ "Turkish Appearances". eu-football.info. Retrieved 17 February 2021.
  4. ^ "TÜRKİYE PORTEKİZ - Maç Detayları TFF". www.tff.org.

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