Who is Mustafa Pektemek? Whence? How old? Football life
National football player Mustafa Pektemek, who plays in the center of Kayserispor, was born on August 11, 1988 in Sakarya. Mustafa Pektemek, brother of footballer Sinan Pektemek, is from Sakarya. The 34-year-old successful player started playing football at a very young age and was discovered in a match with the school team.
Pektemek, who started playing football at a young age, was transferred to the amateur team Topağaçspor in a tournament in which he participated with the school team and played in the infrastructure of this team between 1999-2004. Pektemek, who was transferred to the local team AS Akyazıspor in 2004, was transferred to the infrastructure of Sakaryaspor after staying here for only one season. Pektemek, who started playing for the PAF team in the 2006-2007 season, scored 7 goals in 13 matches.
Pektemek attracted attention with his successful performance in the PAF team and was recruited to the A team by Nejat Biyedic and signed a professional contract in November 2006. He faced MKE Ankaragücü in his first Super League match and was loaned to Sarıyer after playing 4 matches.
After Sakaryaspor’s relegation to the 1st League, Pektemek returned and solidified his position in the A team. Pektemek, who played in 29 1st League games in a season, scored 4 goals in these games. Despite staying in the play-offs, they lost their chance to progress to the Super League as they were eliminated on penalties.
Pektemek was loaned to League B team Sarıyer in the second half of the 2006–07 season. Despite his young age, Pektemek became a regular player of the team in a short time, playing in 15 matches and scoring 4 goals.
Pektemek transferred to Gençlerbirliği, a renowned Super League team, in the 2008–09 season. Pektemek quickly adapted to the team, appearing in 27 Super League matches in his first season, scoring 8 goals.
Improving his performance even further in the 2009–10 season, which is his second season, Pektemek had a successful season, scoring 11 goals in 29 Super League games. However, he suffered a serious injury during the Turkish Sports Writers Association Cup match played for the 2010–11 season and was away from the field for six months. After the injury trial, he played his first official game against Istanbul Metropolitan Belediyespor on 12 February 2011 and scored the goal that gave his team a 1-0 win.
Pektemek transferred to Beşiktaş on 27 May 2011 for €4 million + Ali Kuçik. Although he scored 9 goals in 44 matches in his first season, he was injured in the second match of the 2012–13 season and was away from the field for 6 months. On January 30, 2014, he signed a contract for 4 more years with Beşiktaş. While he scored 8 goals and 3 assists in 35 total games in league matches, he made 4 assists outside of these games.
In the 2015-2016 season, he took part in the jersey competition with Mario Gomez and Cenk Tosun in Beşiktaş under the guidance of Şenol Güneş. He played a total of 12 games (1 goal, 1 assist), including 4 games in the Super League, 7 games in the Turkish Cup and 1 game in the UEFA Europa League. He finished the season as national champion. He was loaned to Başakşehir FK for the 2016–17 season.
National team career
Mustafa Pektemek was called up to the national team 27 times and made 11 appearances for the national team. He also showed a successful performance in 15 games with the Turkish U21 national team jersey. Pektemek, who wore the national jersey a total of 26 times, achieved a successful career in various categories, 6 of which with the U19 national team jersey. In 2007, he took part in the European U19 football championship with the Turkey U19 national football team.
National team A2
Mustafa Pektemek was first called up to the candidate selection of the Turkish national team A2 in the special matches to be held on Monday, November 14, 2011 in Antalya with Belarus. In the 45th minute of the game, he replaced Cenk Tosun and made his debut for the national team A2.
A national team
Mustafa Pektemek wore the shirt of the Turkish national team for the first time against Slovakia on 29 February 2012 in a special match in Bursa. After that, Pektemek was called to the camp of the national team and played in the matches of the national team led by Abdullah Avcı in Georgia, Finland, Bulgaria, Portugal and Ukraine. He made significant contributions to the national team, scoring a goal in Ukraine’s last match and assisting Caner Erkin’s goal.
Mustafa Pektemeks performance
- Turkish Super League Championship: 2015-2016
- Football Team of the Year in Turkey (Besiktas JK) (1): 2016
- Sports Team of the Year in Turkey (Beşiktaş) (1): 2016
How old is Mustafa Pektemek?
Mustafa Pektemek, born in 1988, is 34 years old.
Who is Mustafa Pektemek’s wife?
Mustafa Pektemek’s wife is Sena Pektemek.
Where is Mustafa Pektemek originally from?
Mustafa Pektemek is originally from Sakarya Akyazı.
When did Mustafa Pektemek get married?
Mustafa Pektemek married Sena Pektemek in 2015.