Turkey seek World Cup spirit against U.S.

June 18, 2003
By Trevor Huggins
ST ETIENNE, France, June 18 (Reuters) - Turkey open their Confederations Cup campaign against the United States on Thursday aiming to prove that last year's run to the World Cup semi-finals was no fluke.Senol Gunes' men return to the world stage after being one of the revelations, along with joint hosts South Korea, of the 2002 finals in Asia.Hoping to join favourites Brazil from Group B in the Cup semi-finals, Turkey face a U.S. team who were themselves surprise quarter-finalists last year.Determined ...

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