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Nihat injury adds to Turkey’s troubles

22 June 2008 by

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Turkey will go into their semi final against Germany without their leading striker Nihat Kahveci. Kahveci picked up a thigh injury against Croatia in the quarter final and joins an ever expanding injury list.

Turkey will be missing a third of their squad for the semi final through injury or suspension this proves there current run of form really is incredible and they have excellent depth.

Injury List:
Emre Güngör: Calf (out for tournament)
Servet Çetin: Hip and knee (Out of Semi Final)
Tümer Metin: Groin (Out of Semi Final)
Emre Belözoğlu: Hamstring (Out of Semi Final)

Suspensions: Emre Aşık, Tuncay Şanlı, Volkan Demirel and Arda Turan.

The Turks have one player returning to the squad, midfielder Mehmet Aurélio after recieving a ban in the group stage.

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