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Turkey at the FIFA Confederations Cup

The Turkey national football team has represented Turkey at the FIFA Confederations Cup on one occasion, a sole appearance in 2003. Despite not being the host nation, champions of their confederation or holders of the World Cup, Turkey qualified having placed third at the 2002 World Cup as Germany (2002 World Cup runners-up), Italy (UEFA Euro 2000 runners-up) and Spain (Highest ranked UEFA member in the FIFA rankings at the time) declined to participate.

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Record at the FIFA Confederations CupEdit

FIFA Confederations Cup record
Year Result Position Pld W D L GF GA
  1992 Did not qualify
  1995
  1997
  1999
    2001
  2003 Third Place 3rd 5 2 1 2 8 8
  2005 Did not qualify
  2009
  2013
  2017 To be determined
  2021
Total 1/9 0 Titles 5 2 1 2 8 8

Record by opponentEdit

FIFA Confederations Cup matches (by team)
Opponent Total Wins Draws Losses Goals Scored Goals Conceded
  United States 1 1 0 0 2 1
  Cameroon 1 0 0 1 0 1
  Brazil 1 0 1 0 2 2
  France 1 0 0 1 2 3
  Colombia 1 1 0 0 2 1

2003 FIFA Confederations CupEdit

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Cameroon 3 2 1 0 2 0 +2 7
  Turkey 3 1 1 1 5 5 0 4
  Brazil 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4
  United States 3 0 1 2 1 3 –2 1

19 June 2003
19:00 CEST
Turkey   2 – 1   United States
Okan Y.   40' (pen.)
Tuncay   73'
(Report) Beasley   37'

21 June 2003
19:00 CEST
Cameroon   1 – 0   Turkey
Geremi   90+1' (pen.) (Report)
Stade de France, Saint-Denis
Attendance: 43,743
Referee:   Carlos Amarilla

23 June 2003
19:30 CEST
Brazil   2 – 2   Turkey
Adriano   23'
Alex   90+3'
(Report) Gökdeniz   53'
Okan Y.   81'

Semi FinalEdit

26 June 2003
21:00 CEST
France   3 – 2   Turkey
Henry   11'
Pires   26'
Wiltord   43'
(Report) Gökdeniz   42'
Tuncay   48'
Stade de France, Saint-Denis
Attendance: 41,195
Referee:   Jorge Larrionda

Third place play-offEdit

28 June 2003
18:00 CEST
Colombia   1 – 2   Turkey
Hernandez   63' (Report) Tuncay   2'
Okan Y.   86'

GoalscorersEdit

Player Goals 2003
Yilmaz, OkanOkan Yilmaz 3 3
Şanlı, TuncayTuncay Şanlı 3 3
Karadeniz, GökdenizGökdeniz Karadeniz 2 2
Total 8 8

ReferencesEdit