Ahmet Çakar

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Ahmet Çakar
Born (1962-08-03) August 3, 1962 (age 58)
OccupationMedicine, football referee
Children2
Ahmet Çakar
Domestic
Years League Role
1990–1999 1. Lig Referee
International
Years League Role
1992–1999 FIFA-listed Referee

Ahmet Çakar (born August 3, 1962) is a Turkish sportscaster and a former football referee.

Information[edit]

He is famous for the abrasive manner in which he presents the Show TV sports programme Altıpas,[1] being described as "Turkey's most controversial football pundit".[2] He also writes sports articles for Sabah newspaper.[3] He is a medical doctor as well. Currently he is a commentator on the Turkish football television programme Beyaz Futbol, on Beyaz TV.

In March 2013, Çakar appeared on TV claiming that the draws for the quarter-finals of UEFA's club competitions had been fixed by those making the draw "carry[ing] metal objects that sensed vibrations in the balls being selected".[4]

According to IFFHS, he is one of the world's best referees of the quarter of a century[5]

Biography[edit]

He was born in Istanbul in 1962. He completed his high school education at Istanbul Erkek Lisesi in 1980. Then he graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at Istanbul University.

In 2004, he was shot and wounded in the groin and abdomen in Istanbul.[6]

Major matches refereed[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Former referee likens chicanery in football to Ergenekon affair". Today's Zaman. 10 April 2008. Archived from the original on 14 September 2012. Retrieved 8 January 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ MacInnes, Paul (28 February 2004). "Rockers relieved as groovy Glovers prepare for slipped disc". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 8 January 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Çakar bikini giyecek mi?". Milliyet. 5 March 2008. Retrieved 8 January 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Ex-Turkish ref claims UCL draw rigged". ESPN FC. 21 March 2013. Retrieved 13 May 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ [1].
  6. ^ "Former soccer referee recovering after being shot five times". AP Worldstream. Associated Press. 26 February 2004. Archived from the original on 2 November 2012. Retrieved 8 January 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Referees for Euro Soccer Championship Fixtures". Xinhua News Agency. 25 March 1996. Retrieved 8 January 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)[dead link]
  8. ^ "AC Milan and SL Benfica: past meetings". A.C. Milan. Retrieved 8 January 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)[dead link]
  9. ^ "Türk hakemliğinde 31 Mart vak'ası!". Zaman. Archived from the original on 28 September 2011. Retrieved 8 January 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ "World Youth Cup (U-20) 1993 (Australia, March 5-20)". Rsssf.

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