Matches

25/10/2009
1:0 (1:0)
  • Muhammet DEMIR (3')

Summary

Turkey shade Africans in opener

Turkey claimed all three points in their Group D opener against Burkina Faso, but they were made to work overtime against the talented Africans.

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Line-up

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1
2
2
4
3
6
6
8
8
9
9
10
10
11
12
15
14
16
15
19
17

Substitute(s)

12
21
21
16
3
4
5
5
7
7
13
11
14
19
17
20
18
13
20
18

Coaches

Abdullah ERCAN (TUR)
(GER) Rainer WILLFELD

Officials

Referee: Carlos AMARILLA (PAR)Assistant Referee 1: Emigdio RUIZ (PAR)Assistant Referee 2: Nicolas YEGROS (PAR)Fourth official: Mohamed BENOUZA (ALG)

Have Your Say

(Total comments 6)


Latest Comments:
OguzKaan
28/10/2009 at 19:01
OguzKaan (Turkey)
Go Turkey Go.. (from Bursa city Turkey)
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ArdaSaraY
27/10/2009 at 09:51
ArdaSaraY (Turkey)
the pitch was horrible to play on impossible to play more fluid and Turkey had to sub for more defensive midfielders than creative ones, hopefully the other matches wont be played on a pitch in same condition it slowed the ball down alot
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egemen1993
25/10/2009 at 21:23
egemen1993 (Turkey)
turkey win
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Statistics

10Shots15
3Corner kicks4
3Yellow cards4
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
49%Possession (%)51%
  • Turkey's coach Abdullah Ercan is seen during the match of his team against Burkina Faso in Enugu
  • Burkina Faso's coach Rainer Willfed is seen during the match against Turkey in Enugu
  • Turkey's Muhammet Demir celebrates after scoring against Burkina Faso in Enugu
  • Turkey's Enes Baykan in action against Burkina Faso in Enugu
  • Turkey's players celebrate after scoring against Burkina Faso in Enugu
  • Zidane Zoungrana is seen during the game between Turkey and Burkina Faso in Enugu
"It was important to score so early in the match. After that we had chances to score the second goal but we couldn't. Most importantly was to start the tournament with three points. I also congratulate our opponents for their performance." Turkey coach Abdullah Ercan.