By Emre Dogan
ISTANBUL (AA) - Turkey's women's basketball team set their sights on qualifying for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics through success in the FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2019.
"Our aim is to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. It will be a difficult process in the EuroBasket tournament from the first to the last match," team member Bahar Caglar told Anadolu Agency on Tuesday.
"l believe we will have a synergy with the new players on our national team," she added.
FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2019 will be held in Latvia and Serbia from June 27 to July 7.
Sixteen teams will compete in the FIBA Women’s EuroBasket 2019. Latvia and Serbia are qualified directly as the league's hosts.
The top six teams in the FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2019 will qualify for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
The groups are as follows:
Group A: Ukraine, Great Britain, Latvia, Spain
Group B: Sweden, France, Czech Rep, Montenegro
Group C: Turkey, Italy, Slovenia, Hungary
Group D: Belarus, Russia, Belgium, Serbia