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Erdoğan Arıca (24 July 1954 – 10 April 2012) was a Turkish football manager and coach.[1] As a footballer, he played defender. He was also the brother of the singer Soner Arıca and the nephew of Kadir İnanır.

Erdoğan Arıca
Personal information
Full name Erdoğan Arıca
Date of birth (1954-07-24)24 July 1954
Place of birth Fatsa, Ordu, Turkey
Date of death 10 April 2012(2012-04-10) (aged 57)
Place of death İstanbul, Turkey
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1971–1974 Malatyaspor
1974–1977 Orduspor
1977–1981 Galatasaray S.K.
1981–1986 Fenerbahçe S.K.
1986–1987 Diyarbakırspor
1987–1988 Sarıyer
National team
1977–1986 Turkey 30 (0)
Teams managed
1996–1998 Çanakkale Dardanelspor
1998–1999 Aliağa A.Ş.
1999–2000 Samsunspor
2000 Gaziantepspor
2001 Malatyaspor
2001–2002 Gençlerbirliği
2003 Bursaspor
2003–2004 Samsunspor
2004 Gençlerbirliği
2005 Çaykur Rizespor
2005–2006 Samsunspor
2007 Gaziantepspor
2008 Çaykur Rizespor
2008–2009 Hacettepe S.K.
2010 Karşıyaka
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

CareerEdit

Arıca played for Malatyaspor (1971–1974), Orduspor (1974–1977), Galatasaray S.K. (1977–1981), Fenerbahçe S.K. (1981–1986), Diyarbakırspor (on loan, 1986–1987) and Sarıyer G.K. (1987–1988) during his playing days. He made 30 appearances for the Turkey national football team from 1977 to 1986.[2] He retired in 1988 and became a football manager and coach. He managed several teams including Çanakkale Dardanelspor, Gaziantepspor, Bursaspor Samsunspor, Çaykur Rizespor, Malatyaspor and Gençlerbirliği.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Turkish sports world mourns death of coach Arıca". Today's Zaman. 10 April 2012. Archived from the original on 10 April 2012. Retrieved 10 April 2012.
  2. ^ "Turkey - Record International Players". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-04-15.
  3. ^ http://www.tff.org/Default.aspx?pageID=219&antID=1516 Erdoğan Arıca

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