FIFA U20 World Cup Games kicked off with an opening ceremony, Anadolu Ajansı reported.
The opening match of the tournament between Cuba and South Korea was played at the Kadır Has Stadium with Turkey's Cüneyt Çakır in charge of the game.
South Korea defeated Cuba 2-1 at the opening match.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and President of FIFA Joseph Blatter attended the opening ceremony and watched the opening match.
At the first match in Group A, France defeated Ghana 3-1 in İstanbul.