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Bekir Refet Teker (May 22, 1899 – April 5, 1977) was a Turkish footballer. He played as a striker for Fenerbahçe and the Turkey national football team. Like most little boys from Kadıköy his career started in the Fenerbahçe youth teams until he was promoted to the senior team. Bekir then played for Altinordu, Galatasaray (in friendly matches only) and Karlsruhe in Germany. Bekir was a member of the Olympic squads of Turkey in 1924 and 1928.

Bekir Refet Teker
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Personal information
Full name Bekir Refet Teker
Date of birth (1899-05-22)May 22, 1899
Place of birth Istanbul, Ottoman Empire
Date of death April 5, 1977(1977-04-05) (aged 77)
Place of death Karlsruhe, Germany
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1911–1913 Fenerbahçe SK
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1915–1916 Fenerbahçe SK
1916–1918 Altınordu İdman Yurdu SK
1920–1921 İttihatspor
1921–1923 Karlsruher FC Phönix
1923–1926 1. FC Pforzheim
1926–1928 Karlsruher FV
National team
1924–1928 Turkey 3 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

When the infamous SK Slavia Prague team of the 1920s came to Turkey, Bekir scored the winning goal as Fener won the match 1–0.

Career statisticsEdit

International goalsEdit

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 25 May 1924 Stade Bergeyre, Paris, France   Czechoslovakia 5–2 Lost 1924 Summer Olympics
2. 25 May 1924 Stade Bergeyre, Paris, France   Czechoslovakia 5–2 Lost 1924 Summer Olympics
3. 28 May 1928 Olympic Stadium, Amsterdam, Netherlands   Egypt 1–7 Lost 1928 Summer Olympics
Correct as of 13 January 2013[1]

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