Mustafa Yücedağ is confirmed dead at the age of 53.
Mustafa was best known as a Turkish footballer (Ajax).
RT @savasserdar55: I just received the news of my dear brother Mustafa Yücedağ's death. We have worked together in Galatasaray and Ho…
I just received the news of my dear brother Mustafa Yücedağ's death. We have worked together in Galatasaray and Ho…
Mustafa Yücedağ
Personal information
Date of birth(1966-04-25)25 April 1966
Place of birthGaziantep, Turkey
Date of death17 February 2020(2020-02-17) (aged 53)
Place of deathZaandam, Netherlands
Playing positionMidfielder
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1985–1986Ajax1(0)
1986–1988PEC Zwolle39(7)
1988–1990Sarıyer
1990–1992Galatasaray42(1)
1992Fenerbahçe2(0)
1992–1993Sarıyer14(4)
1993–1994De Graafschap5(0)
1994Gaziantepspor3(0)
1994–1995Sarıyer8(0)
Total114(12)
National team
1988–1990Turkey9(0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Mustafa Yücedağ (25 April 1966 – 17 February 2020) was a Turkish football who played as a midfielder.
Contents
1 Career
2 After football
3 Death
4 References
Career
Born in Gaziantep, Yücedağ moved to the Netherlands with his family at an early age. He played football for Ajax, PEC Zwolle and De Graafschap, as well as in his native Turkey for Sarıyer, Galatasaray, Fenerbahçe and Gaziantepspor.
He also capped nine times for the Turkish national team between 1988 and 1990, including four FIFA World Cup qualifying matches.
After football
On 5 July 2010, Yücedağ was appointed by his former team Galatasaray to act as the assistant coach and interpreter for Frank Rijkaard.
Death
On 17 February 2020, Yücedağ died as a result of heart attack at his home in Zaandam, North Holland.
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