Selen Altunkulak

Selen Gül Altunkulak (born 2 December 1997) is a footballer who plays as a midfielder for French Division 2 Féminine club Olympique de Marseille. Bprn in France, she represents Turkey at international level.[2]

Selen Altunkulak
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Selen Altunkulak for Turkey national (April 2018)
Personal information
Full name Selen Gül Altunkulak
Date of birth (1997-12-02) 2 December 1997 (age 24)
Place of birth Valence, Drôme, France
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)[1]
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Marseille
Number 2
Youth career
2011–2012 Vendenheim
2012–2013 Monteux
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2015 Vendenheim 10 (6)
2015–2019 Metz 23 (1)
2019– Marseille 4 (0)
National team
2017–2019 Turkey 12 (8)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 25 January 2020
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 11 November 2019

Club careerEdit

Altunkulak played in the U19 youth team of FC Vendenheim in the 2011–12 season and of FCF Monteux in 2012–13 season. Between 2013 and 2015, she was a member of FC Vendenheim again. In the 2015–16 season, she transferred to FC Metz-Algrange .[3][4]

For the 2019–20 Division 1 Féminine season, she signed with Olympique de Marseille, which was recently promoted from the Division 2 Féminine.[5]

International careerEdit

She was admitted to the Turkey women's national team, and debuted internationally in the Goldcity Women's Cup 2017 on 1 March 2017, and scored her first international goal. She took part at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification – UEFA preliminary round – Group 4 matches.[6][7] In the second match of the tournament, she scored a hat-trick in the match against Luxembourg on 8 April 2017.[8]

International goals
(Friendly matches not included)
Date Venue Opponent Competition Result Scored
Turkey women's national team
6 April 2017 Tórshavn, Faroe Islands   Montenegro 2019 FIFA World Cup qualification – UEFA preliminary round - Group 4 W 3–0 1,[6]
8 April 2017   Luxembourg W 9–1 3,[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Selen Altunkulak". Footofeminin.fr (in French). Retrieved 5 September 2020.
  2. ^ "Oyuncular – Futbolcular: Selen Gül Altunkulak" (in Turkish). Türkiye Futbol Federasyonu. Retrieved 2017-04-08.
  3. ^ "Selen Altunkulak" (in French). oGol. Retrieved 2017-02-08.
  4. ^ "Selen Altunkulak" (in French). FC Metz. Retrieved 2017-02-08.
  5. ^ "Selen Gul Altunkulak". FlashScore. Retrieved 1 February 2020.
  6. ^ a b "Kadın A Milli Takımı, Karadağ'ı 3–0 yendi" (in Turkish). Türkiye Futbol Federasyonu. 2017-04-06. Retrieved 2017-04-08.
  7. ^ "Turkey 3–0 Montenegro". FIFA Women's World Cup. Retrieved 2017-04-08.
  8. ^ a b "Turkey 9–1 Luxembourg". FIFA Women's World Cup. Retrieved 2017-04-09.

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