Thursday, November 22, 2007

On Target

Turkey secured its place at UEFA EURO 2008 after a 1-0 victory versus Bosnia-Herzegovina at Ali Sami Yen Stadium in Istanbul yesterday evening (following shots from the match). However, the win already assured Turkey's climbing to a second place behind Greece qualifying Group C at Norway's expense. The strategy worked as Turkish team held out to pip Norway 2-1 last saturday. Now Turkey boosting bid to qualify for the finals in Austria and Switzerland, from 7 to 29 June 2008. UEFA reveals finals draw seedings, take a peek here.

Soccer-mad Turkey partied on the streets and also avenues on night after the national team beat. Millions being gathered at one-big-heart more watched on television across the country and at home with family -like me- and friends, dining on beer at pubs and take-away pizzas.

The result brought a big cheer to the crowd, and Turkish fans declared themselves happy with the smooth victory. Of course, Turkey will be happier after Final Match:)

Although football is not my interested area, but I like watching the matches if it is World Cup and European Championship. My everytime favorite in football is Italian team. Easy to understand that my heart will beat for two-times -both Turkey and Italy- in EURO2008:)

Mark your agenda!
The final of Euro 2008 will be held at
the Ernst Happel Stadion in Vienna, Austria on June 29, 2008 Sunday.

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  1. Have a good- UEFAEURO2008 !!!!!!!!!

    Please if you want send me your mail so I can send you the elf-pattern.

    ciao ciao

  2. Portugal has qualified too! See you there!!

  3. The Netherlands have qualified also !

  4. @ Linda: Already done, pls check your e-mail. And tks from the heart for your kind interest on it.

    * I see that Ladies are interested in football more than gentlemen? Cool! Women everywhere;) *