'''Lefkoşa Türk Spor Kulübü''' was founded in 1930, and was one of the founding members of the [[Cypriot First Division]] in 1934, the sole [[Turkish Cypriots|Turkish Cypriot]] team in the league (with 7 [[Greek Cypriots|Greek Cypriot]] teams: [[AEL Limassol]], [[Trast AC]], [[Olympiakos Nicosia]], [[Aris Limassol F.C.|Aris Limassol]], [[APOEL F.C.|APOEL]], [[Anorthosis Famagusta]], and [[EPA Larnaca FC|EPA Larnaca]]). The club merged with '''Çetinkaya Türk Asnaf Ocağı''' (founded in 1943) on 1949, changing its name to '''Çetinkaya Türk Spor Birliği'''.
The club went on to become the first team to keep the [[Cyprus FA Shield]] permanently after winning it thrice on 1951, 1952, and 1954. After the formation of [[Cyprus Turkish Football Federation]] on 1955, the club became a founding member of the [[Birinci Lig]]. Çetinkaya Türk remains the only club to have won both Cypriot leagues,<ref>Greek Cypriot: [[Cypriot First Division]], Turkish Cypriot: [[Birinci Lig]]</ref> main Cup competition,<ref>Greek Cypriot: [[Cypriot Cup]], Turkish Cypriot: [[Federasyon Kupası]]</ref> and Super Cup<ref>Greek Cypriot: [[Cyprus FA Shield]], Turkish Cypriot: [[Cumhurbaşkanlığı Kupası]]</ref> to date.