|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.