On This Day: The First Official Match of B&H National Football Team

first_imgNational football team of B&H played its first official match against Albania in 1995 away from home, where they were defeated with the score 2: 0.A year later, Football Association of B&H was accepted in the world football federation FIFA, which allowed them to participate for the first time in the qualifiers for the World Cup in France in 1998. The first “home” match, B&H had to play in Bologna, on neutral ground. The first qualifying match was played against Greece, in Kalmati. In 1998, Football Association of B&H was accepted in the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) as a full member.Albania – Bosnia and Herzegovina 2: 0 (1: 0) Stadium: Qemal Stafa, TiranaSpectators: 10,000Referee: Hristo Danilovski (MKD)Goals: 1: 0 – Qendro (30’), 2: 0 – Dobi (50’)Team of Albania:Blendi NALLBANI (Xhevahir KAPLLANI), Atrim TOLE, Saimir MALKO, Anesti QENDRO (Alpin GALLO), Ilir SHULKU (Nevil DEDE), Jlir ALLIU (Geri ÇIPI), Altin HAXHI (Enkelejd DOBI), Redi Bashki JUPI (Nordik RUHI), Elton KOÇA (65′ Auron MILOTI), Sokol PRENGA, Roland ZAJMI (Gentjan ÇOÇJA); Head Coach: Neptun BAJKOTeam of Bosnia and Herzegovina:Ismir PINTOL, Vedin MUSIĆ, Ibrahim DURO, Muhamed KONJIĆ, Senad BEGIĆ, Nedžad FAZLAGIĆ (80′ Said FAZLAGIĆ), Esmir DŽAFIĆ, Enes DEMIROVIĆ, Husref MUSEMIĆ (Amir OSMANOVIĆ), Asim HRNJIĆ, Almir TURKOVIĆ;Head Coach: Fuad MUZUROVIĆ(Source: hayat.ba)last_img

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