17-year-old goalkeeper joins Turkish squad

Published June 2nd, 2017 - 11:35 GMT
Turkey national football team
Turkey national football team

Turkish national football team's 30-man draft squad for the upcoming international fixture has been announced by the Turkish Football Federation on Thursday.

The Crescent Stars will face Macedonia in a friendly match on June 5, then will take on Kosovo in a World Cup qualifier on June 11.

A 17-year-old goalkeeper from Altinordu, who play in Turkey's second professional league, was the highlight of Turkish manager Fatih Terim's list of players.

Berke Ozer, who was born in 2000, is a U17 international and has two professional matches under his belt.

Yusuf Yazici and Emre Akbaba are also first-timers in the squad.

Here is the 30-man draft squad:

Berke Ozer (Altinordu), Harun Tekin (Bursaspor), Volkan Babacan, Cengiz Under (Medipol Basaksehir), Gokhan Gonul, Caner Erkin, Oguzhan Ozyakup, Cenk Tosun (Besiktas), Kaan Ayhan (Fortuna Dusseldorf), Şener Ozbayrakli, Mehmet Topal, Hasan Ali Kaldırım, Ismail Koybasi, Ozan Tufan, Volkan Sen (Fenerbahce), Ahmet Yilmaz Calik, Semih Kaya, Selcuk Inan (Galatasaray), Caglar Soyuncu (Freiburg), Emre Mor (Borussia Dortmund), Serdar Gurler (Genclerbirligi), Deniz Turuc (Kayserispor), Emre Akbaba (Aytemiz Alanyaspor), Emre Colak (Deportivo La Coruna), Yusuf Yazici, Olcay Sahan (Trabzonspor), Arda Turan (Barcelona), Burak Yilmaz (Beijing Guoan), Enes Unal (Villarreal), Yunus Malli (Wolfsburg).

By Erkan Tiryaki; Writing by Satuk Bugra Kutlugun


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