Visca’s consistent form leads Basaksehir to win title

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Medipol Basaksehir’s Bosnian star Edin Visca played a vital role in Istanbul club’s first Turkish Super Lig triumph this season.

Edin Visca, who joined the team from the Bosnia and Herzegovina team Zeljeznicar in 2011, helped Basaksehir win the league title in his ninth season.

One of the key players in Basaksehir squad, Visca became the highest goal scorer along with Senegalese striker Demba Ba for the Istanbul club this season. Both players scored 12 goals.

Visca not only contributed to his team’s offense but also took a responsibility on the pitch as a captain.

– Missing only 9 games in 9 years

Visca missed just nine games during his nine-year spell in Turkey.

Having played in 265 matches in the Super Lig, he only missed two matches during the last seven seasons.

– Suspended 1st time this season during career

Visca was shown a red card this season for the first time in his career.

After receiving a second yellow card in week 29 game against Galatasaray, Visca was suspended for the next game over Fraport TAV Antalyaspor where Basaksehir won the match 2-0.

This was the only league game Visca missed this season.

Basaksehir’s star player scored 75 goals in 265 Super Lig matches.

He also played in the second-tier Spor Toto First Lig with Basaksehir in the 2013-2014 season, leading his team to return to the Turkish Super Lig with 10 goals in 34 matches.

– Becomes Basaksehir’s top goal scorer in Europe

Visca also made appearances in 27 matches with Basaksehir in European competitions.

The 30-year-old winger played six games in the Champions League qualifying phase while he made appearances in 21 games in the UEFA Europa League.

He netted 13 goals to become Basaksehir’s top goal scorer in the European competitions.

*Writing by Muhammed Enes Calli in Ankara



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