By Ercan Cakar
ISTANBUL (AA) - The Turkish men's national basketball team will play against Croatia in the EuroBasket 2022 qualifiers on Friday.
Turkey lost the first two games in the EuroBasket 2022 qualifying Group D against the Netherlands by 72-65 and Sweden 87-80.
Croatia won all two games to lead the group. The Netherlands and Sweden had 1 win and 1 loss each. Turkey comes last.
Friday's game in Sinan Erdem Sports Hall, Istanbul, will start at 7 p.m. local time (1600GMT).
Turkey is set for its 996th match in history as it won 510 games, lost 484 others and tied in 1 match (against Macedonia in 1995).
The Turkish team played its first match against Greece in 1936.
In Orhun Ene's term, Turkey won 8 games but lost 9 others.
Former Turkish point guard Ene is spending his 2nd stint in the Turkish national team.
He has recently been hired to coach the team.
Ene previously coached Turkey in 2011.