Portugal beats Turkey in second under-18 football match
After Italy in the opening (18 minutes, Miguel Falé, in the 18th minute, and Gustavo Sá in the conversion of a penalty in the 53rd minute, deciding the dispute in favor of the Portuguese team),
The Portuguese under-18 men’s football team today beat Turkey 2-0, in the second game of group B of the Oran’2022 Mediterranean Games tournament.
After Italy in the opening (18 minutes, Miguel Falé, in the 18th minute, and Gustavo Sá in the conversion of a penalty in the 53rd minute, the contest was decided in favor of the Portuguese team).
“What has changed is our ability to make scoring opportunities a reality. We were more focused, but they will be more aggressive in finishing the opponent’s goal, and we capitalize on our willpower, will to win”, attack the attack. selector, Joaquim Milheiro.
Milheiro believes in the work group he leads, because the players “give everything on the field”, with 18 athletes “able to bring something different”.
On Thursday, Portugal decides to pass to the semi-finals, at 17:00 in Oran (the same time in Lisbon), when they have three points, against six of Italy and three of Turkey. The Greeks have yet to score.
“That we will continue to proceed with our best. We will still not continue to proceed with our first big one, that we will continue to proceed with our ultimate goal, and we will continue to proceed as well focused on the land”, the technician.
The Oran’2022 Mediterranean Games were launched on Saturday and will run until July 6th, with more than three thousand athletes from 26 different countries, including 159 Portuguese in 20 disciplines.
Among the Portuguese contingent are several Olympic athletes, such as Evelise Veiga, Cátia Azevedo, Vera Barbosa, Tsanko Arnaudov, Tiago Pereira, Lorene Bazolo and Liliana Cá, gymnast Filipa Martins, followers Joana Castelão, Sara Antunes, João Costa and João Paulo Azevedo , swimmers Ana Catarina Monteiro, Francisco Santos, Ana Rodrigues, Gabriel Lopes, Alexis Santos and Tamila Holub or also table tennis players Jieni Shao and João Monteiro.