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Saffet Sancaklı (Serbian Cyrillic: Сафет Санџакли, romanized: Safet Sandžakli; born 27 February 1966) is a Turkish politician and a retired footballer. He now is deputy of Nationalist Movement Party from Kocaeli. He played for Turkey national football team (23 matches with 6 goals) and was a participant at the 1996 UEFA European Championship. He scored 130 goals in Turkish Premiere League with different teams. He is the first player who played with Three Turkish giants Beşiktaş (1987–1988), Galatasaray (1994–1995) and Fenerbahçe (1996–1998). He also played for Kültürspor (1983–1985), Vefa SK (1985–1987), Eskişehirspor (1988–1989, on loan), Sarıyer (1990–1991), Kocaelispor (1991–1994 and 1995–1996) and Konyaspor (1989–1990, on loan and 1998–1999). He is an ethnic Bosniak.
|Member of the Grand National Assembly|
|Assumed office |
12 June 2011
|Constituency||Kocaeli ( 2011, June 2015, Nov 2015, 2018)|
|Born||27 February 1966|
Tutin, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
|Political party||Nationalist Movement Party|
|Height||1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)|
After retiring football, he went into politics from Nationalist Movement Party. He ran for deputyship from İstanbul in Turkish general elections in 2011 and ran for mayor of Kocaeli metropolitan municipality in Turkish local elections in 2014, but he couldn't be successful in both elections. He was finally elected as deputy from Kocaeli after Turkish general elections, June 2015. He was reelected as deputy from Kocaeli after November 2015 Turkish general election.
- "Saffet Sancaklı". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 25 April 2021.
- Sancaklı Management
- Saffet Sancaklı – FIFA competition record