Turkey beats Argentina in Women's Basketball World Cup
Turkey cruise to comfortable victory against Argentina with 63-37 score in first match
By Suha Gur
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