FOOTBALL: TURKEY STARTED WITH A LOSE

Samsun Deaflympics 2017 started with group stage games in women’s football. Turkey left the field 4-1 down against Brazil.

Brazil took the lead with a goal by Wons on the 16th minute, but the Turkish side responded with an equalizer from a penalty on the 29th minute by Beril Demir.

Wons took the scene once again on the 37th minute, scoring once again to bring the score to 2-1.

Although the Turkish side had many opportunities in the second half, they failed to score another equalizer. Goncalves sealed the game 4-1 with two goals in 79th and 84th minutes.

In the other matches of the group, Russia beat China with a score of 9-0 and Poland scored a 2-0 victory against Great Britain.

Russia took the lead at the end of the first matchday, whereas Turkey is ranked fifth.

Teams that finish in top two will face each other in the final match.

 

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