A brace by Uraz Ya?mur gave Turkey a 2-0 win over Malta in a match from Group 5 of the FIFA Women’s World Cup at the Centenary Stadium on Saturday.
Ya?mur put the visitors ahead on 22 minutes and then doubled the score twelve minutes in the second half.
Next month, Malta will be travelling to Turkey for a game scheduled on April 11. Pierre Brincat’s side then hosts England on May 20 before two final games away from home against Austria on June 9 and Spain on June 24.
MALTA Nina Dimech, Natasha Pace (59’ Kathleen Saliba), Rebecca D’Agostino, Dorianne Theuma, Ylenia Carabott, Rachel Cuschieri, Rebecca Chircop, Catherine Camilleri (86’ Gabriella Zahra), Mandy Debono, Kim Parnis, Charlene Zammit (45’ Emma Xuereb).
TURKEY Duygu Y?lmaz (88’ Meryem Özyum?ak), Kezban Gül?en, Yeliz Demir, Cansu Ya?, Seval K?raç (79’ Çi?dem Belci), Burcu Düner, Bilgin Defterli, Reyhan ?eker, Nadire Ertürk (68’ Esra Erol), Lütfiye Ercimen, Ya?mur Uraz.
Referee: Irina Tereshchenko
Assistant referees: Anna Gnevysheva, Elena Nuykina
Fourth official: Glenn Tonna
Photos courtesy of Louis Micallef