Bosnia and Herzegovina

 World Cup 2014 Bosnia and Herzegovina National Team Flag

World Cup 2014 Bosnia and Herzegovina National Team

  • FIFA country code: BIH
  • FIFA member since: 1996
  • Confederation: UEFA
  • Confederation member since: 1998
  • Association: Nogometni/Fudbalski Savez Bosne i Hercegovine (N/FSBiH)
  • In English: Football Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Association founded: 1992
  • Most caps: Zvjezdan Misimović (+79 and still counting)
  • Top scorer: Edin Džeko (+33 and still counting)
  • 1st World Cup win: Maybe in 2014?
  • 1st World Cup goal scorer: Maybe in 2014?
World Cup 2014 Bosnia and Herzegovina National Team Logo

Football Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina logo

 World Cup 2014 Bosnia and Herzegovina National Team

World Cup 2014 Bosnia and Herzegovina Schedule Group F

MatchDateTimeCityCountryResultsCountry
1115/0619:00Rio De JaneiroWorld Cup Brazil 2014 Argentina teamArgentina2-1Bosnia-Herzegovina
1216/0616:00CuritibaIran0-0NigeriaWorld Cup Brazil 2014 Nigeria team
2721/0613:00Belo HorizonteWorld Cup Brazil 2014 Argentina teamArgentina1-0Iran
2821/0618:00CuiabáWorld Cup Brazil 2014 Nigeria teamNigeria1-0Bosnia-Herzegovina
4325/0613:00Porto AlegreWorld Cup Brazil 2014 Nigeria teamNigeria2-3ArgentinaWorld Cup Brazil 2014 Argentina team
4425/0613:00SalvadorBosnia-Herzegovina3-1Iran

Bosnia and Herzegovina is the 16th country to have qualified for the World Cup Brazil on the 15th of October 2013. The decisive match was against Lithuania which ended in a 1-0 win. Player Vedad Ibišević was responsible for the winning goal. The World Cup 2014 Bosnia and Herzegovina national team lost 1 match in the qualifications but reached the number 1 spot anyway in group G. Both Bosnia and Herzegovina and Greece have the same amount of points, but due to goal difference Greece had to accept the 2nd position.

 TeamMPWDLGFGAPts
World Cup Brazil 2014 Argentina teamArgentina3300639
World Cup Brazil 2014 Nigeria teamNigeria3111334
Bosnia and Herzegovina3102443
Iran3012141

World Cup 2014 Bosnia and Herzegovina Players

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The 23 players who have been selected for the World Cup 2014 Bosnia and Herzegovina national team are:

GoalkeepersDefendersMidfieldersForwards
Asmir Begović
Jasmin Fejzić
Asmir Avdukić
Emir Spahić
Toni Šunjić
Sead Kolašinac
Ognjen Vranješ
Ermin Bičakčić
Muhamed Bešić
Miralem Pjanić
Izet Hajrović
Mensur Mujdža
Haris Medunjanin
Senad Lulić
Anel Hadžić
Tino-Sven Sušić
Sejad Salihović
Zvjezdan Misimović
Senijad Ibričić
Avdija Vršajević
Vedad Ibišević
Edin Džeko
Edin Višća
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Head Coach: Safet Sušić (Bosnian)
Captain: Emir Spahić

 World Cup 2014 Bosnia and Herzegovina National Team Jerseys

Bosnia and Herzegovina home and away jerseys by Adidas

Bosnia and Herzegovina World Cup History

How Many World Cups Played: 0

Did You Know Bosnia and Herzegovina:

  • Has the following nicknames: Zmajevi (Dragons) and Zlatni Ljiljani (Golden Lilies)
  • Is rivals with Serbia, Croatia and Portugal
  • Will participate in a World cup for the first time as an independent country
  • Was together with several other East European countries the country Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia before becoming independent in 1992
  • Is the 4th former Yugoslav country to have qualified for a World Cup after Croatia (1998), Slovenia (2002) and Serbia (2010) (Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (1998) and Serbia and Montenegro (2006)
  • Players were before the country’s independence part of the Yugoslavia national football team
  • Entered the World Cup qualification rounds for the first time as an independence country for France ’98
  • Was not able to qualify for the 1994 World Cup since they only became a FIFA member in 1996, although the Football Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina was established in 1992 after the country’s independence
  • Almost qualified for the 2010 World Cup since they reached the play-offs, but lost to Portugal
  • Is the only country to participate for the first time in the 2014 World Cup
  • Will be based in Guarujá, São Paulo during the 2014 World Cup

Curious which place FIFA gave Bosnia and Herzegovina in their official ranking? Find out now!

Bosnia and Herzegovina in Action

Bosnia and Herzegovina Qualified For World Cup Brazil

Legendary Achievement for the Whole Country of Bosnia and Herzegovina 

Bosnia and Herzegovina: 2014 World Cup Profile

2014 World Cup Team Profile: BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

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