Tag: disability sport

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Turkiye’s national amputee football team crowned world champions

Turkiye’s men’s amputee football team have beaten reigning champions Angola 4-1 in the final of the World Cup. Goals from Ömer Güleryüz, Serkan Dereli, and a brace from Rahmi Özcan powered the Turks to victory. The final was played at Istanbul’s Nef Stadium, home of Süper Lig side Galatasaray. The result reverses the outcome of the […]

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“We’ll be cheering the KKTC Vakıflar Wheelchair Basketball Team on to success at the EuroCup 2 in Italy this weekend!”

Team sponsor the Evkaf Administration of Cyprus (Evkaf) has urged everyone to get behind the KKTC Vakıflar Wheelchair Basketball team this weekend, when they line up against four teams in an international tournament in Italy. The Vakıflar Wheelchair Basketball team will compete for the EuroCup 2 in Sardinia, Italy, playing four games in three days, […]

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Turkish amputees are crowned champions of European football

A last-minute goal by Turkish captain Osman Çakmak turned a dramatic game on its head and gave the hosts a 2.1 victory against England in the final of the European Amputee Football Championships. The performance of Turkey’s triumphant amputee footballers was described as “incredible” by UEFA, while Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan tweeted “Turkey is […]