Turkey at the FIFA Confederations Cup

The Turkey national football team has represented Turkey at the FIFA Confederations Cup on one occasion, a sole appearance in 2003. Despite not being the host nation, champions of their confederation or holders of the World Cup, Turkey qualified having placed third at the 2002 World Cup as Germany (2002 World Cup runners-up), Italy (UEFA Euro 2000 runners-up) and Spain (Highest ranked UEFA member in the FIFA rankings at the time) declined to participate.

Record at the FIFA Confederations Cup

FIFA Confederations Cup record
Year Result Position Pld W D L GF GA
1992 Did not qualify
1995
1997
1999
2001
2003 Third Place 3rd 5 2 1 2 8 8
2005 Did not qualify
2009
2013
2017
2021 To be determined
Total 1/10 0 Titles 5 2 1 2 8 8

Record by opponent

FIFA Confederations Cup matches (by team)
Opponent Total Wins Draws Losses Goals Scored Goals Conceded
 United States110021
 Cameroon100101
 Brazil101022
 France100123
 Colombia110021

2003 FIFA Confederations Cup

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Cameroon 321020+27
 Turkey 31115504
 Brazil 31113304
 United States 30121321
Turkey 2 – 1 United States
Okan Y.  40' (pen.)
Tuncay  73'
(Report) Beasley  37'

Cameroon 1 – 0 Turkey
Geremi  90+1' (pen.) (Report)
Attendance: 43,743

Brazil 2 – 2 Turkey
Adriano  23'
Alex  90+3'
(Report) Gökdeniz  53'
Okan Y.  81'

Semi Final

France 3 – 2 Turkey
Henry  11'
Pires  26'
Wiltord  43'
(Report) Gökdeniz  42'
Tuncay  48'
Attendance: 41,195

Third place play-off

Colombia 1 – 2 Turkey
Hernandez  63' (Report) Tuncay  2'
Okan Y.  86'

Goalscorers

Player Goals 2003
Okan Yilmaz 3 3
Tuncay 3 3
Gökdeniz Karadeniz 2 2
Total 8 8

References

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