17-year-old goalkeeper Özer named in Turkish squad

ANADOLU AGENCY
ISTANBUL
Published 01.06.2017 23:34
Updated 02.06.2017 12:52
17-year-old goalkeeper Özer named in Turkish squad

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 Berke Özer from football club Altınordu, who play in Turkey's second professional league, was the highlight of Turkish manager Fatih Terim's list of players.

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

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

Here is the 30-man draft squad:

Berke Özer (Altınordu), Harun Tekin (Bursaspor), Volkan Babacan, Cengiz Under (Medipol Başakşehir), Gökhan Gönul, Caner Erkin, Oguzhan Ozyakup, Cenk Tosun (Besiktas), Kaan Ayhan (Fortuna Dusseldorf), Şener Ozbayrakli, Mehmet Topal, Hasan Ali Kaldırım, Ismail Koybasi, Ozan Tufan, Volkan Şen (Fenerbahce), Ahmet Yilmaz Calik, Semih Kaya, Selcuk Inan (Galatasaray), Çağlar Soyuncu (Freiburg), Emre Mor (Borussia Dortmund), Serdar Gurler (Genclerbirligi), Deniz Turuc (Kayserispor), Emre Akbaba (Aytemiz Alanyaspor), Emre Colak (Deportivo La Coruna), Yusuf Yazıcı, Olcay Şahan (Trabzonspor), Arda Turan (Barcelona), Burak Yilmaz (Beijing Guoan), Enes Ünal (Villarreal), Yunus Malli (Wolfsburg).

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