Turkey national football team

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Turkey Turkey
Nickname(s) Ay-Yıldızlılar (The Crescent-Stars)
Association Turkish Football Federation (TFF)
Confederation EFU
FIFA code TUR
FIFA ranking 27 Steady (31 December 1963)
Highest FIFA ranking 14 (1958)
Lowest FIFA ranking 35 (1938)
First international  Turkey 2–1  Romania
(Istanbul, Turkey; 26 October 1923)
World Cup appearances 2 (First in 1954)
Best result Group Stage (1954 and 1958)
European Nations Cup appearances 1 (First in 1956)
Best result Third (1956)


The Turkey national football team represents the nation of Turkey in association football and is controlled by the Turkish Football Federation.

Turkey has qualified for two FIFA World Cups with them being knocked out in the group stage on both occasions. They also have qualified for one European Nations Cup with an third place appearance at the 1956 European Nations' Cup.

History[edit | edit source]

Competitive record[edit | edit source]

FIFA World Cup[edit | edit source]

     Gold       Silver       Bronze  

FIFA World Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W D * L GF GA
France 1906 Did Not Exist
1910
England 1914
Netherlands 1922 Did Not Enter
Spain 1926 Did Not Qualify
Uruguay 1930
Italy 1934
Argentina 1938 Did Not Enter
Sweden 1950 Did Not Qualify
Chile 1954 Group Stage 13th 3 0 1 2 2 7
Switzerland 1958 Group Stage 10th 3 1 0 2 4 4
Mexico 1962 Did Not Qualify
Total Group Stage 2/12 6 1 1 4 6 11

European Nations Cup[edit | edit source]

     Gold       Silver       Bronze  

European Nations Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W D * L GF GA
France 1956 Semi Finalist 4th 2 0 0 2 0 4
Czechoslovakia 1960 Did Not Qualify

External Links[edit | edit source]

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