Tuesday 7 February 2023 Dublin: 7°C
# Let's Get Quizzical
Quiz: How many of these former Turkish footballers can you identify?
Republic of Ireland take on the current Turkish national team in a friendly tomorrow in Antalya.

A tough one to start: this man scored Turkey's only goal in the two qualifying games they played against Ireland for the 1992 European Championship.
Turan Sofuoglu
Gokhan Keskin

Riza Calimbay
Ogun Temizkanoglu
With 53 goals, this striker is still Turkey's all-time leading scorer.
Nihat Kahveci
Hakan Sukur

Tuncay Sanli
Arif Erdem
Which of these lads is former Blackburn Rovers midfielder Tugay Kerimoglu?
PA Images
PA Images

PA Images
PA Images
This goalkeeper's clean sheet in a play-off against Ireland helped Turkey to qualify for the 2000 European Championship.
Rustu Recber
Omer Catkic

Zafer Ozgultekin
Fevzi Tuncay
Name this player, who was controversially sent off against Brazil in the 2002 World Cup for kicking the ball at Rivaldo.
Umit Davala
Alpay Ozalan

Bulent Korkmaz
Hakan Unsal
Pick out Hasan Sas from this quartet.

This fella represented Turkey but was born in London.
Tayfur Havutcu
Bulent Akin

Muzzy Izzet
Okan Buruk
Name this playmaker, who had a brief stint in England after spending most of his career in the Bundesliga.
Yildiray Basturk
Hamit Altintop

Abdullah Ercan
Emre Belozoglu
Answer all the questions to see your result!
You scored out of !
Impressive! You're setting the standard.
Share your result:
You scored out of !
Not bad, but not quite good enough.
Share your result:
You scored out of !
You struggled there. The less said about that, the better.
Share your result:

Cunningham’s Ireland injury curse: ‘He deserves recognition and hopefully that will come’

Reading’s Liam Kelly declines Ireland call-up to keep England options open

Exclusive Six
Nations Analysis

Get Murray Kinsella’s exclusive analysis of Ireland’s Six Nations campaign this spring

Become a Member

Your Voice
Readers Comments
This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
Leave a Comment

    Leave a commentcancel