Besiktas JK

Sport Soccer
Country Turkey Turkey
Home town İstanbul
Founding year 1903
Leagues Turkcell SuperLig

Besiktas is a Turkish football club based in the city of Istanbul. They are one of the giants of Turkish football and currently feature in the Turkish first division.

Besistas were established in 1903 during the late Ottoman reign. Initially the club was used by a group of 22 young people who used to gather on certain day and do exercise there. But the club was thought to be politically inclined and so had to suffer problems in the initial stages.

The club had several sports sections but the footballing department gradually came to be more recognized both in Turkey and in Europe. They won the Turkish championships at regular intervals in the 1950s, 1960s, 1980s,1990s and 2002-2003. Their last league triumph arrived in the 2009-2009 season.

Besiktas play their home matches at the BJK Inonu Stadium that can accommodate 32,145 spectators. They bear the nickname the Black Eagles.

Some of the club’s major achievements include:-13 Turkish League Championships-7 Turkish Cup-1 Turkish Super Cup

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Besiktas won a game against Feyenoord Rotterdam (2 - 1) in the UEFA Champions League -

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Team Roster

Name Position
Ramon Motta defender
Oguzhan Ozyakup midfielder
Pedro Camilo Franco Ulloa defender
Pedro Miguel Braga Rebocho defender
Necip Uysal midfielder
Jeremain Lens midfielder
Adem Ljajić midfielder
Domagoj Vida defender
Caner Erkin midfielder
Gokhan Gonul defender
Atiba Hutchinson midfielder
Mohamed El Nenny midfielder
Nicolas Isimat-Mirin defender
Loris Karius goalkeeper
Abdoulay Diaby midfielder
Antonio Filho defender
Enes Fidayeo goalkeeper
Emre Metin goalkeeper
Ümit Karaal defender
Tugay Kaya defender
Jose Ernesto Sosa midfielder
Furkan Yaman forward
Muhammed Enes Durmuş
Oguz Aksoy midfielder
Gökhan Artun midfielder
Eslem Öztürk midfielder
Muhammed Raşit Şahingöz midfielder
Tiago Manuel Dias Correia forward
Burak Yılmaz forward

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