Turkey swamp France, ascends finals in EuroBasket championship

Turkish women qualified to final in the 33rd FIBA European Basketball Championship under way in Poland on Friday, by beating last year’s champion France.

The Turks earned the ticket to the finals of the competition during a semi-final match with France, which they beat by 68-62 in overtime.
This is the first time Turkish women's basketball team qualifies to the final. Turkey will take on Russia on Sunday to crown its championship. The final game will begin at 9:30 p.m. Turkish local time.
Turkish President Abdullah Gül send a congratulatory letter to Basketball Federation President Turgay Demirel and said he is sure that Turkish women will bring the championship to Russia.