Nihat Akbay is confirmed dead at the age of 75.
Nihat was best known as a Turkish footballer .
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Nihat Akbay
Personal information
Date of birth(1945-01-01)1 January 1945
Place of birthBeykoz, Istanbul, Turkey
Date of death24 March 2020(2020-03-24) (aged 75)
Playing position(s)Goalkeeper
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1961–1968Beykoz155(1)
1968–1978Galatasaray115(0)
Total270(1)
National team
1964–1976Turkey7(0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Nihat Akbay (1 January 1945 – 24 March 2020) was a Turkish footballer who played as a goalkeeper.
Career
Born in Beykoz, Istanbul, Akbay played club football for Beykoz and Galatasaray.
He also earned 7 caps for the Turkish national team between 1964 and 1976.
Later life and death
Akbay died on 24 March 2020.
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