15-11-2019 09:59:26

President Erdoğan congratulates the national football team on advancing to EURO 2020

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan congratulated the national football team that advanced to UEFA EURO 2020 finals after goalless tie against Iceland.

President Erdoğan told national Turkish broadcaster TRT that the Turkish team became a "nightmare against opponents both in defense and offense".

"I congratulate our manager Senol Gunes, technical staff and our players as well as the Turkish Football Federation," Erdoğan said after the match.

He was at Istanbul's Ali Sami Yen Sports Complex to watch the game.

"Our next match will be against Andorra. We are also competing against France [in Group H]," Erdoğan said and wished his best to the national team for the next game.