Memnun’s Squad Won Against Estonia with 81 – 56

Nov 15, 2017
Turkish Women's National Basketball Team defeated Estonia 81-56 on the road on their first game in Group B of FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2019 Qualifiers.

Turkish National Team started to the game very strong. Then with the Anderson and Pokk’s three pointers, Estonia tried to get in the game. But Turkish National Team managed to keep the score difference on their side with Olcay, Hollingsworth and Bahar's points that is found under the rim and free throws.

Turkey showed a great defensive performance and made a 17-2 run at the end of second quarter. They went to locker room with 22 point lead (49-27). 

Turkey did not give Estonia an easy basket opportunity and Estonia can’t make a push on the second half. Turkish National Team won the game 81-56. 

Cansu Köksal scored 14 points and led Turkey to the win while Olcay Çakır Turgut and Kuanitra Hollingsworth support with 12 points. 

On the other hand, Pokk’s 19, most in the game, was not enough to win the game for Estonia.

Turkish Women's National Basketball Team will play their second qualification game in Group B, against Poland on Wednesday, November 15th in Ankara.