Okan Buruk - Manager

Okan Buruk

Okan Buruk


Birth Date: 10/19/1973

Birth Place: İstanbul

Okan Buruk was the part of legendary team of Galatasaray that successively won UEFA Cup and Super Cup in 2000. His football adventure started at Galatasaray Academy and he played 306 times throught his Galatasaray career lasted until 2001. After that, he agreed with Italian Serie A giant Inter Milan. After his retirement, he started his coaching career in Turkish National Team as an assistant coach. Elazığspor, Gaziantepspor, Sivasspor, Göztepe, Akhisar Belediyespor, Çaykur Rizespor and Başakşehir are the clubs which he worked as a manager. He won the championship when his era at Başakşehir Football Club at 2019-2020 season and won Turkish Cup at Akhisar Belediyespor in 2017-2018 season. 

Okan Buruk is now back in ‘home’ and has started to work for Galalatasaray as senior team manager for 2022-2023 season.