Football: Turkey’s Osmanlispor make history in Europe

ANKARA : Turkish football's dark horse Osmanlispor managed to qualify for the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 after winning against Swiss team Zurich 2-0 in Group L match in Ankara late Thursday.

The 2-0 victory made the Ankara club book their place for the next stage in the Europe's second-tier international tournament.

Midfielders Dzon Delarge and Erdal Kilicaslan were the scorers for Osmanlispor.

Osmanlispor finished the group as leaders. They have 10 points. Spain's Villarreal beat Romanian Steaua Bucharest 2-1 and completed group stage in second spot.

Meanwhile the other Turkish club Konyaspor lost against Belgian club Gent 1-0 at home.

Konyaspor finished Group H in the last place so they have been eliminated.

Group H results:

Konyaspor (Turkey) - Gent (Belgium): 0-1

Braga (Portugal) - Shakhtar Donetsk (Ukraine): 2-4

Source: Anadolu Agency