Mustafa Elkatipzade

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Mustafa Elkatipzade (born 1889 in Tunisia – died 4 March 1994 in İstanbul, Turkey) was a Turkish football manager, who managed the Turkish football club Fenerbahçe. He managed the team between 1921-24[1] He won the 1922-23 Istanbul League Championship. He was also the manager of the General Harington Cup squad.[2]

He founded the first youth team in Turkish football history.[3] He also founded the Fenerbahçe S.K. Academy and managed the youngsters between 1909-11.[4] Zeki Rıza Sporel, Hasan Kamil Sporel and Hikmet Topuzer played in the academy under his management.

He was also a member of the Committee of Union and Progress and is known for sacking all the players who refused to join the army during the Turkish War of Independence.[5]


  1. ^ Fenerbahçe Managers Archived 2004-08-23 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Fenerbahçe in Turkish Independence War
  3. ^ Elkatipzade Elkatipzade's Commemorative Ceremony Archived 2012-07-01 at
  4. ^ Founding of The Club @
  5. ^ He save the club
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