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Turkey beats Argentina in Women's Basketball World Cup

Turkey cruise to comfortable victory against Argentina with 63-37 score in first match

Meryem Göktaş   | 22.09.2018
Turkey beats Argentina in Women's Basketball World Cup

Ankara

By Suha Gur

ISTANBUL 

Turkey defeated Argentina 63-37 in a Group B match on Saturday during the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup 2018 hosted by Spain's Canary Islands.

Turkey will play against Nigeria on Sunday in the second match of the tournament.

Sixteen teams in four groups are competing in the tournament on the island off Tenerife, set to end on Sept. 30. The group leaders will directly qualify for the quarterfinals, while second- and third-place teams will play an elimination match to advance to the quarterfinals.

The groups are as follows:

Group A: South Korea, Greece, Canada, France

Group B: Turkey, Australia, Argentina, Nigeria

Group C: Japan, Puerto Rico, Belgium, Spain

Group D: U.S., Senegal, China, Latvia

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