Turkey's national team to play their 522. match

Turkey face Kazakhstan on Sunday in their 522nd match since the team was founded back in 1923.

Of the 521 games played in 91 years, Turkey have won 190 times, drawn 121 games and lost 210 times.

The Ay Yıldızlılar”  have scored 688 goals and have conceded 774 goals.


Turkey has played against 84 different nations. Of the 521 games played, 446 of them have been against European opposition, 27 against Asian sides, 23 against sides from the Americas, 22 games against African sides and 3 against teams from Oceania.

Fatih Terim’s side have been preparing for the Euro 2016 Group A game at the Riva Hasan Doğan training grounds.

The match will be played at the Türk Telekom Arena on Sunday at 19:45 (GMT).

Turkey are currently last in Group A with one point after three games. The Crescent-Stars have lost two and drawn just one of their last three qualification games.

Turkey’s expected starting XI:
Volkan, Gökhan, Serdar, Semih, Caner, Ozan, Selçuk, Volkan Şen, Arda, Olcay, Burak