NEWS

07.08.2005
Turkey Champions!

Playing in front of 2,300 spectators at the Municipal Pavilon in Leon, Spain, Turkey completed their second victory over France in the Termosteps U16 European Championship Men to claim the gold medal.

The final proved to be just as close as the first match-up between the two sides, in which Turkey overcame a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter to edge the contest, 67-66.

06.08.2005
Turkey Pull Away From Spain

Turkey gained a decisive edge against Spain midway through the second half to win 88-83 and reach the final of the U16 European Championship Men.

Leading 56-55 with one minute and four seconds remaining in the third quarter, Turkey went on a 10-2 run to take command, Ibrahim Yildirim finishing off the surge with a pair of three-pointers.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
4Dogus Balbay PG 1.85 21.01.1989 Kadiköy, Istanbul (TUR)  
5Andrei Catali Sirbu 2.02 03.02.1989 Rimnicuv (ROU)  
6Nikola Janjusevic 2.05 28.12.1989  (SRB)  
7Teoman Örge SG 1.90 27.03.1990 Stuttgart (GER)  
8Birkan Batuk SG 1.96 30.01.1990 Kadiköy (TUR)  
9Sahin Muzaffer Ekmen SG 1.95 15.03.1989 Samsun (TUR)  
10Ibrahim Yildirim PG 1.89 15.01.1990 Usak (TUR)  
11Erdinc Balto 2.08 10.02.1990 Kadiköy (TUR)  
12Eyüp Aydogan 2.04 05.08.1989 Ceyhan (TUR)  
13Gökper Gen PG 1.88 06.02.1989 Izmir (TUR)  
14Can Özcan SF 2.01 16.04.1989 Üsküdar, Istanbul (TUR)  
15Alican Güney SF 1.94 25.02.1989 Kadiköy (TUR)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Mete Levent Topsakal
Assistant Coach: Pek Sevki Ufuk

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03.08.2005
Turkey Top France

Turkey upset form team France on day 2 of the quarter-final round of the Termosteps U16 European Championship in Leon, Spain.

The Turkish side have quietly become medal contenders at the tournament, putting together an unbeaten record through 5 games and pulling out an emotional, last second win today against France.

Team

Turkey
Turkey

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSD. Balbay15.0
RTC. Özcan8.0
ASD. Balbay2.7
STD. Balbay2.6
BSC. Özcan0.9

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

29.07.2005vs BEL[W] 82-70
30.07.2005vs SLO[W] 73-63
31.07.2005vs UKR[W] 81-79
02.08.2005vs ITA[W] 92-73
03.08.2005vs FRA[W] 67-66
04.08.2005vs CRO[L] 72-87
06.08.2005vs ESP[W] 88-83
07.08.2005vs FRA[W] 61-55

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