Osman, Korkmaz lead Turkey to prep win over France

2019-08-05T22:42:38+00:00 2019-08-05T22:45:32+00:00.

Antonis Stroggylakis

05/Aug/19 22:42


Turkey and France faced each other in their first preparation game ahead of the 2019 World Cup.

By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net

Turkey beat France 74 – 69 in a preparation game ahead of the 2019 World Cup that took place in Pau, France.

Cedi Osman scored 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds in 26:04 while Furkan Korkmaz posted 15 points in 23:24 for the Turkish national team that was without Scottie Wilbekin and Ersan Ilyasova who haven’t joined the “12 Giant Men” yet. Ufuk Sarica’s players shot 13/29 3-pointers and outscored their hosts 13-20 in the fourth quarter.

For France, Adrien Moerman notched 12 points in 13:21 and Evan Fournier had 10 points plus four rebounds in 27:02. “Les Bleus”, that were minus Nando De Colo, will face Tunisia Wednesday.