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Erdogan congratulates Turkey on advancing to EURO 2020

Turkey advance to EURO 2020 finals after goalless tie against Iceland

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The Turkish president has congratulated the national football team that advanced to UEFA EURO 2020 finals after goalless tie against Iceland on Thursday evening, Eurasia Diary reports citing Anadolu Agency.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan told national Turkish broadcaster TRT that the Turkish team became a "nightmare against opponents both in defense and offense".

"I congratulate our manager Senol Gunes, technical staff and our players as well as the Turkish Football Federation," Erdogan said after the match.

He was at Istanbul's Ali Sami Yen Sports Complex to watch the game.

"Our next match will be against Andorra. We are also competing against France [in Group H]," Erdogan said and wished his best to the national team for the next game.

Following the final whistle, Erdogan visited Turkey's dressing room to congratulate the whole team in person.

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