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Cihat Arman

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Full nameCihat Arman
Playing positionGoalkeeper

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Cihat Arman (1915, Istanbul May 14, 1994 Istanbul), was a Turkish football goalkeeper and manager.

He started playing football in his age of 15 and debuted in Ankaragücü. In 1936, Arman transferred to the Istanbul team Güneş. After the closure of this club, he moved to Fenerbahçe, where he uninterrupted played 308 games. He was nicknamed the "Flying goalkeeper".

During the World War II years, international competitions were rarely held. So, Arman played only 13 games with the Turkey national football team during this time. After 1949, he served as the goalkeeper and captain. He also coached the Turkey national football team and qualified for the 1950 World Cup trashing Syria 7-0 but Turkey withdrew due to financial problems.

After Arman retired from active sport in 1950, he coached the Istanbul teams Kasımpaşa, Istanbulspor, Yeşildirek, Beşiktaş and the national team (1950, 1957, 1958 and 1959).

The sports journalist died on May 14, 1994 in Istanbul. Category:1919 births

Category:People from Istanbul

Category:Turkish footballers

Category:Turkey international footballers

Category:Turkish journalists

Category:1994 deaths

Category:Fenerbahçe footballers

Category:Olympic footballers of Turkey

Category:Footballers at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Category:Footballers at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Category:Fenerbahçe football managers

Category:Beşiktaş J.K. managers

Category:Turkey national football team managers

Category:Mersin İdmanyurdu managers

Category:Burials at Aşiyan Asri Cemetery

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