27 June, 2019
07 July
10 Isil Alben (TUR)
Team Announcement
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Turkey: Out to extend their place at the top table

ISTANBUL (Turkey) - Having made every global tournament since 2012, Turkey head into the FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2019 looking to secure a top six finish for the fifth Final Round in a row.

That would continue their dream of making it to Tokyo 2020 and a potential third successive Olympics, although they will be wary of a rollercoaster preparation period. 

Turkey roster for FIBA Women’s EuroBasket 2019
Isil Alben Pelin Bilgic Bahar Caglar Olcay Cakir Turgut
 Tugce Canitez Ayse Cora Cansu Koksal Inci Guclu
Tilbe Senyurek Kiah Stokes Esra Ural Topuz  Asena Yalcin

Looking to bounce back from a disappointing campaign at the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup 2018 when they failed to fire, it will be their inspirational captain Isil Alben they will lean on most.

Ceyhun Yildizoglu is back at the helm for a second spell in charge of the team and one of his biggest decisions has been which naturalized option to pick. In the end, he opted for Kiah Stokes over Quanitra Hollingsworth and she will be expected to feature highly in the scoring and rebounding charts.

There will be the guard skills of Olcay Cakir Turgut to call upon. valuable experience in forward Bahar Caglar, while Tilbe Senyurek impressed in Tenerife last year and will be hoping to continue in a similar vein. 

Turkey will face Hungary, Italy and Slovenia in Group C.