Turkey National Team Advances To Amputee World Cup Final After Beating Hosts Mexico

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Reigning Amputee Football European champions Turkey have reached the final of the Amputee Football World Cup on Sunday after beating tournament hosts Mexico by a 4-0 scoreline.

Rahmi Özcan, Savaş Kaya, Barış Telli and Serkan Dereli all got their names on the scoresheet for Crescent Stars.

Turkey will take on Angola who beat Brazil 2-1 in the other semi-final at San Juan de los Lagos city at 8:00 p.m. local time (0200 GMT Monday).

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The Turkish team joined the 22 team tournament as the European champions after winning European Amputee Football Federation (EAFF) European Championship last year.

Turkey advanced to the final after winning all three Group F games.

The European champions then knocked out Ireland in the second-round and beat Russia 5-1 in the quarter-final game on Saturday.

Turkey beat England 2-1 in the European Amputee Championship Final last October to lift the trophy for the first time last October.