Bosnia and Herzegovina national football team

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Bosnia and Herzegovina
Football Association of Bosnia and Herzegovina logo.svg
Nickname(s) Zmajevi (The Dragons)
Zlatni ljiljani (The Golden Lilies)
Association Football Association of Bosnia and Herzegovina (N/FSBiH)
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Ivaylo Petev
Captain Edin Džeko
Most caps Edin Džeko (114)
Top scorer Edin Džeko (59)
Home stadium Grbavica
FIFA code BIH
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First colours
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FIFA ranking
Current 55 Steady2.svg (27 May 2021) [1]
Highest13 (August 2013)
Lowest173 (September 1996)
First international
Unofficial
Flag of the Socialist Republic of Croatia.svg Croatia 6–1 Bosnia and Herzegovina Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina (1946-1992).svg
(Belgrade, Yugoslavia; 3 September 1945) [2]
as modern Bosnia and Herzegovina
Unofficial
Flag of Iran.svg  Iran 1–3 Bosnia and Herzegovina  Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina (1992-1998).svg
(Tehran, Iran; 12 September 1993) [3] [4] [5]
Official
Flag of Albania (1992-2002).svg  Albania 2–0 Bosnia and Herzegovina  Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina (1992-1998).svg
(Tirana, Albania; 30 November 1995) [6]
Biggest win
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg  Bosnia and Herzegovina 7–0 Estonia  Flag of Estonia.svg
(Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina;
10 September 2008)
Flag of Liechtenstein.svg  Liechtenstein 1–8 Bosnia and Herzegovina  Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg
(Vaduz, Liechtenstein; 7 September 2012)
Biggest defeat
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 5–0 Bosnia and Herzegovina  Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg
(Córdoba, Argentina; 14 May 1998)
World Cup
Appearances1 (first in 2014 )
Best resultGroup stage, 2014

The Bosnia and Herzegovina national football team (Bosnian : Nogometna/Fudbalska reprezentacija Bosne i Hercegovine (Ногометна/Фудбалска репрезентација Босне и Херцеговине), Serbian : Фудбалска репрезентација Боснe и Херцеговинe, romanized: Fudbalska reprezentacija Bosne i Hercegovine, Croatian : Bosanskohercegovačka nogometna reprezentacija) represents Bosnia and Herzegovina in international football competitions, and is governed by the Football Association of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Until 1992, Bosnian footballers played for Yugoslavia.

Bosnia and Herzegovina achieved their best result when they reached the 2014 FIFA World Cup as winners of their qualifying group. [7] They were eliminated after narrow group stage losses to Argentina and Nigeria and a win over Iran. [8]

The national team has appeared in numerous other qualification play-offs, including the 2010 FIFA World Cup play-offs loss to Portugal, as well as the qualifying play-offs for UEFA Euro 2012, 2016 and 2020, losing to Portugal, the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland respectively, preventing the team from reaching their first UEFA European Championship. [9] [10] [11]

The team's highest FIFA World Ranking was 13th, achieved in August 2013. [12]

History

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Bosnian squad during UEFA Euro 2004 qualification.

Bosnia and Herzegovina have seen a steady rise in their fortunes on the international football stage in recent times. Historically, Bosnia, a war torn and divided nation, has managed multiple playoff appearances and has qualified for one FIFA World Cup. More often than not, the team produces solid results in qualifiers and challenges for a top spot, although the team is frequently unlucky in their crucial games.

From 1920 to 1992, the players lined up for Yugoslavia, but following the outbreak of the Bosnian war and subsequent independence, a new football nation arose from the ashes.

The early period saw Bosnia and Herzegovina have to wait until the 1998 FIFA World Cup qualifiers to compete for a place in a major competition. Bosnia finished fourth in a group that included Greece, Denmark, Croatia and Slovenia. This was then subsequently followed by further disappointment with lackluster campaigns in the UEFA Euro 2000 qualifiers, as well as the 2002 FIFA World Cup. [13] [14]

This early period was followed by Bosnia coming very close to qualifying directly for their first ever major competition, UEFA Euro 2004, narrowly missing out by a single goal against Denmark. [15]

Bosnia failed to make the grade in the 2006 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, despite being unbeaten at home, and the UEFA Euro 2008 qualifiers, which saw their poor home form cost them. Bosnia and Herzegovina then experienced double heartbreak, bowing out twice in the playoffs to Portugal, first 2–0 on aggregate in the 2010 FIFA World Cup decider and then 6–2 on aggregate in the UEFA Euro 2012 decider. [16] [17] [18]

Bosnia and Herzegovina qualified for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, hosted by Brazil, in October 2013 by beating Lithuania, finally breaking their curse and participating in a major tournament. [19]

They managed to finish third in a group which included Argentina, and tasted their first victory thanks to a 3–1 win over Iran. [20] Nigeria pipped Bosnia for second place in the group with a 1–0 win marred with controversy following an incorrectly disallowed goal scored by Edin Džeko in the first half. [21]

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 330063+39Advance to knockout stage
2Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria 31113304
3Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg  Bosnia and Herzegovina 31024403
4Flag of Iran.svg  Iran 30121431
Source: FIFA
Rules for classification: Tie-breaking criteria

Bosnia finished third in the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifiers behind Belgium and Wales. After making an unfortunate start to the qualifiers with a surprise 2–1 home defeat against Cyprus and managing just two points through four games, manager Safet Sušić was dismissed and replaced by Mehmed Baždarević. [22] [23] [24]

After the slow start, the Bosnian performance improved dramatically, with five wins in their remaining six matches, including victories over Wales and Israel along with three clean sheets. However, they ultimately failed to qualify after a two legged playoff encounter with Ireland. [25] [26] [27] Bosnia failed to make back-to-back FIFA World Cups after failing to qualify to the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Bosnia finished fourth in their UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying group with manager Robert Prosinečki, missing out on direct qualification. However, they qualified for the playoffs through their performance in the UEFA Nations League, and with new manager Dušan Bajević, they ultimately missed out on yet another Euro after losing to Northern Ireland in penalties.

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Nickname

A popular nickname of all Bosnian sport teams and/or sportsman is "Zmajevi" (Bosnian : zmajevi, lit. 'dragons'), popularized by football TV commentator Mustafa Mijajlović during Belgium vs. Bosnia (2-4) 2010 WC qualification game on 28 March 2009.

General agreement among Bosnia and Herzegovina sports fans is that nick has historical context, it is considered as an allusion to the famous Bosnian general Husein Gradaščević, who fought for Bosnian independence, and who was known as the "Dragon of Bosnia". [28]

In both local and foreign media, they are sometimes referred to as the Golden Lilies, which was original nickname given to all country's teams and sportsman by fans after independence in reference to official state insignia at the time (flag and coat of arms), which itself referred to the golden lily, the historical state insignia, featured on the coat of arms of the ruling Bosnian medieval Kotromanić dynasty. [29]

Home stadiums

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Grbavica

Currently, the national team uses Grbavica, located in Sarajevo, as its home stadium following its renovation in 2018. [30] [31] [32]

Bosnia and Herzegovina also used Bilino Polje, located in the city of Zenica, for many of its home games. The stadium, built and opened in 1972, underwent many reconstruction works since 2012 in order to comply with standards needed to host international games. [33] [34] [35] [36] [37] [38] [39]

Another stadium Bosnia and Herzegovina has used is Koševo. [40]

Its training ground for domestic matches is the Bosnia and Herzegovina FA Training Centre in Zenica, which was opened in 2013 in conjunction with UEFA. [41]

Supporters

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Bosnian supporters in Brussels, 2005-03-26.

A large number of national team's supporters come from Northern and Western Europe, North America, and some from as far away as Australia. [43] Most of these fans are members of BHFanaticos, Belaj Boys, BHLegion, Armija Zmajeva (Dragons Army) and Ljuti Krajišnici groups. [44] [45] [46]

In the game against Norway, at the Ullevål Stadium in Oslo on 24 March 2007, Bosnian fans caused an hour-long delay due to an unprecedented amount of flares that had been thrown onto the pitch in protest against corruption in the (now former) Football Federation of Bosnia. [47] On 1 June 2008, former Bosnia and Herzegovina players Meho Kodro and Elvir Bolić organised a friendly humanitarian game in Sarajevo called "Kodro, Bola and Friends" between former Bosnian football legends, in order to gain support, to say its time for changes in the Bosnian Football Association. [48] The game was organised to commence at the same time as Bosnia and Herzegovina national side faced Azerbaijan in a friendly in Zenica. The attendance in Sarajevo was 15,000 while in Zenica only about 50. [49] The game in Sarajevo was organised by the Federal TV who broadcast the humanitarian game live. A significant number of Bosnian International players were involved in the game, [50] which ended 11–9 in favour of Team Kodro. [51]

Before every game, during the playing of the Bosnian national anthem, BH Fanaticos sing lyrics from the old national anthem Jedna si jedina, as the current national anthem does not have lyrics in all international sports Bosnia is part of (mainly football, basketball and handball). [52] [53]

Kits

Bosnia and Herzegovina's traditional kit colours are blue and white, taken from the country's flag. While the current home kits are blue with a white trim, and the away kits are white with a blue trim, this colour scheme was initially used in reverse order. This is due to the fact that the flag of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina (RBiH), used before the Dayton Agreement, was predominately white. The change to a mainly blue home kit was seen as a move away from the symbols of the RBiH, which are still used by the more Bosniak nationalist supporters of the team (see singing of anthem below).

Yellow was first incorporated on kits in 2015, a move criticised by some supporters. [54] The use of a non-traditional navy blue instead of the lighter royal blue shade on kits in 2018 also attracted disapproval.

The team kit is currently produced by German sports company Adidas. [55] General sponsor of the team is BH Telecom. [56] Also sponsoring the team are Elektroprivreda Bosne i Hercegovine and Ziraat Bank. [57]

(1996–1999)
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(2005–2010)
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(2010–2012)
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(2013–2014)
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(2014 FIFA World Cup)
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(2015–2017)
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(2018–19 UEFA Nations League)
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(2020–21 UEFA Nations League)
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Adidas

The table below shows the history of kit manufacturers for the national football team of Bosnia and Herzegovina:

PeriodKit Provider
1996–1999 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Patrick [58]
1999–2000 Flag of Germany.svg Adidas [58]
2000–2005 Flag of Germany.svg Reusch [58]
2005–2014 Flag of Italy.svg Legea [58]
2014–present Flag of Germany.svg Adidas [59]

Recent results and forthcoming fixtures

2020

7 September 2020 2020–21 UEFA Nations League Bosnia and Herzegovina  Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg1–2Flag of Poland.svg  Poland Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
20:45 UTC+2 Report
Stadium: Bilino Polje
Attendance: 0
Referee: Cüneyt Çakır (Turkey)
11 October 2020 2020–21 UEFA Nations League Bosnia and Herzegovina  Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg0–0Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
18:00 UTC+2 Report Stadium: Bilino Polje
Attendance: 1,600
Referee: István Kovács (Romania)
12 November 2020 Friendly Bosnia and Herzegovina  Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg0–2Flag of Iran.svg  Iran Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
18:00 Report
Stadium: Koševo
Attendance: 0
Referee: Milovan Milačić (Montenegro)
18 November 2020 2020–21 UEFA Nations League Bosnia and Herzegovina  Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg0–2Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
20:45 UTC+1 Report
Stadium: Grbavica
Referee: Artur Soares Dias (Portugal)

2021

27 March 2021 Friendly Bosnia and Herzegovina  Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg0–0Flag of Costa Rica.svg  Costa Rica Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
18:00 Report Stadium: Bilino Polje
Referee: Nejc Kajtazovič (Slovenia)
2 June 2021 Friendly Bosnia and Herzegovina  Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg0–0Flag of Montenegro.svg  Montenegro Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
18:00Stadium: Grbavica
Referee: Novak Simović (Serbia)
6 June 2021 Friendly Denmark  Flag of Denmark.svg2–0Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg  Bosnia and Herzegovina Brøndby, Denmark
Report Stadium: Brøndby Stadium
Referee: Petri Viljanen (Finland)

Coaching staff

Current technical staff

PositionName
Head coach Flag of Bulgaria.svg Ivaylo Petev
Assistant coaches Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Slaven Musa
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Elvir Rahimić
Goalkeeping coach Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Adi Adilović
Fitness coach Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Almir Seferović
Team doctor Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Reuf Karabeg
Physiotherapists Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Ismar Hadžibajrić
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Radomir Ćosović
Managing directors Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Fuad Kečo
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Adem Đipa
Technical director Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Zvjezdan Misimović
Team secretary Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Darko Ljubojević

Coaching history

NameFirst gameLast gamePWDLGFGAGDWin %Achievements
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina (1992-1998).svg Fuad Muzurović 30 November 19955 November 1997187292125−4038.89
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Džemaludin Mušović 14 May 199827 January 19997124716−9014.29
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Faruk Hadžibegić 10 March 19999 October 199972231010+0028.57
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Avdo Kalajdžić (caretaker)18 August 199918 August 1999101000+0000.00
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Mišo Smajlović 24 January 20007 October 2001145452017+3035.71
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Blaž Slišković 27 March 200211 October 2006371111154456−12029.73
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Fuad Muzurović 24 March 200721 November 200793061116−5033.33
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Meho Kodro 30 January 200826 March 2008201125−3000.00
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Denijal Pirić (caretaker)1 June 20081 June 2008110010+1100.00
Flag of Croatia.svg Miroslav Blažević 20 August 200818 November 2009178273424+10047.06
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Safet Sušić 3 March 201016 November 201449239178359+24046.94 2014 FIFA World Cup – Group stage
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Mehmed Baždarević 28 March 201510 October 20172514565330+23056.00 2016 Kirin Cup – Winners
Flag of Croatia.svg Robert Prosinečki 28 January 201818 November 2019229672921+8040.91 2018–19 UEFA Nations League B – Promoted
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Dušan Bajević 4 September 202018 November 20208026414−10000.00
Flag of Bulgaria.svg Ivaylo Petev 24 March 2021503225−3000.00
Total222845187321298+23037.84

Table does not include results of minor tournaments (reserve players) managed by Husnija Arapović.

Due to an illness to Fuad Muzurović, assistant manager Borče Sredojević took charge of the team on 6 June 2007. [60]

Due to a suspension of Mehmed Baždarević for unsportsmanlike behaviour, assistant manager Stéphane Gilli took charge of the team on 25 March 2017. [61] [62]

Due to Ivaylo Petev testing positive to COVID-19, assistant managers Elvir Rahimić and Slaven Musa took charge of the team on 27 and 31 March 2021, respectively. [63] [64]

Players

Current squad

The following players were called-up for friendly games against Montenegro and Denmark on 2 and 6 June 2021. [65]
Caps and goals correct as of 6 June 2021 after the game against Denmark.

No.Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
121 GK Ibrahim Šehić (1988-09-02) 2 September 1988 (age 32)350 Flag of Turkey.svg Konyaspor
221 GK Kenan Pirić (1994-07-07) 7 July 1994 (age 27)60 Flag of Greece.svg Atromitos
11 GK Nikola Vasilj (1995-12-02) 2 December 1995 (age 25)20 Flag of Germany.svg St. Pauli

42 DF Darko Todorović (1997-05-05) 5 May 1997 (age 24)160 Flag of Austria.svg Red Bull Salzburg
22 DF Eldar Ćivić (1996-05-28) 28 May 1996 (age 25)141 Flag of Hungary.svg Ferencváros
62 DF Siniša Saničanin (1995-04-24) 24 April 1995 (age 26)110 Flag of Serbia.svg Partizan
32 DF Dennis Hadžikadunić (1998-07-09) 9 July 1998 (age 23)90 Flag of Russia.svg Rostov
162 DF Anel Ahmedhodžić (1999-03-26) 26 March 1999 (age 22)60 Flag of Sweden.svg Malmö
152 DF Branimir Cipetić (1995-05-24) 24 May 1995 (age 26)50 Flag of Croatia.svg Lokomotiva
202 DF Jusuf Gazibegović (2000-03-11) 11 March 2000 (age 21)20 Flag of Austria.svg Sturm Graz
192 DF Aleksandar Jovičić (1995-01-18) 18 January 1995 (age 26)10 Flag of Croatia.svg Gorica

183 MF Amir Hadžiahmetović (1997-03-08) 8 March 1997 (age 24)90 Flag of Turkey.svg Konyaspor
173 MF Dino Beširović (1994-01-31) 31 January 1994 (age 27)40 Flag of Hungary.svg Mezőkövesd
53 MF Vladan Danilović (1999-07-27) 27 July 1999 (age 21)40 Flag of Portugal.svg Nacional
103 MF Luka Menalo (1996-07-22) 22 July 1996 (age 24)40 Flag of Croatia.svg Dinamo Zagreb
143 MF Adi Nalić (1997-12-01) 1 December 1997 (age 23)20 Flag of Sweden.svg Malmö
73 MF Almedin Ziljkić (1996-02-25) 25 February 1996 (age 25)20 Flag of Slovenia.svg Olimpija Ljubljana
133 MF Andrej Đokanović (2001-03-01) 1 March 2001 (age 20)10 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Sarajevo
233 MF Ajdin Nukić (1997-11-26) 26 November 1997 (age 23)10 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Tuzla City
213 MF Damir Sadiković (1995-04-07) 7 April 1995 (age 26)10 Flag of Poland.svg Cracovia

94 FW Smail Prevljak (1995-05-10) 10 May 1995 (age 26)91 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Eupen
114 FW Ermedin Demirović (1998-03-25) 25 March 1998 (age 23)40 Flag of Germany.svg Freiburg

Recent call-ups

The following players have been called up for the team within the last twelve months:

Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClubLatest call-up
GK Belmin Dizdarević (2001-08-09) 9 August 2001 (age 19)00 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Sarajevo v. Flag of Italy.svg  Italy , 18 November 2020
GK Luka Kačavenda (2001-11-01) 1 November 2001 (age 19)00 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Velež Mostar v. Flag of Italy.svg  Italy , 18 November 2020
GK Jasmin Burić (1987-02-18) 18 February 1987 (age 34)30 Flag of Israel.svg Hapoel Haifa v. Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands , 15 November 2020 INJ
GK Asmir Begović (1987-06-20) 20 June 1987 (age 34)630 Flag of England.svg Everton v. Flag of Poland.svg  Poland , 14 October 2020 WD

DF Sead Kolašinac (1993-06-20) 20 June 1993 (age 28)380 Flag of England.svg Arsenal v. Flag of Montenegro.svg  Montenegro , 2 June 2021 INJ
DF Marko Mihojević (1996-04-21) 21 April 1996 (age 25)40 Flag of Turkey.svg Göztepe v. Flag of France.svg  France , 31 March 2021
DF Josip Ćorluka (1995-03-03) 3 March 1995 (age 26)20 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Zrinjski Mostar v. Flag of Costa Rica.svg  Costa Rica , 27 March 2021 INJ
DF Selmir Pidro (1998-03-03) 3 March 1998 (age 23)10 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Sarajevo v. Flag of Costa Rica.svg  Costa Rica , 27 March 2021
DF Bojan Nastić (1994-07-06) 6 July 1994 (age 27)50 Flag of Poland.svg Jagiellonia Białystok v. Flag of Italy.svg  Italy , 18 November 2020
DF Adnan Kovačević (1993-09-09) 9 September 1993 (age 27)40 Flag of Hungary.svg Ferencváros v. Flag of Italy.svg  Italy , 18 November 2020
DF Advan Kadušić (1997-10-14) 14 October 1997 (age 23)30 Flag of Slovenia.svg Celje v. Flag of Italy.svg  Italy , 18 November 2020
DF Ermin Bičakčić (1990-01-24) 24 January 1990 (age 31)353 Flag of Germany.svg 1899 Hoffenheim v. Ulster Banner.svg  Northern Ireland , 8 October 2020 INJ
DF Toni Šunjić (1988-12-15) 15 December 1988 (age 32)411 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Henan Songshan Longmen v. Flag of Poland.svg  Poland , 7 September 2020
DF Zoran Kvržić (1988-08-07) 7 August 1988 (age 32)80 Flag of Turkey.svg Kayserispor v. Flag of Poland.svg  Poland , 7 September 2020
DF Besim Šerbečić (1998-05-01) 1 May 1998 (age 23)00 Flag of Norway.svg Rosenborg v. Flag of Italy.svg  Italy , 4 September 2020 INJ

MF Rade Krunić (1993-10-07) 7 October 1993 (age 27)212 Flag of Italy.svg Milan v. Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark , 6 June 2021 WD
MF Gojko Cimirot (1992-12-19) 19 December 1992 (age 28)310 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Standard Liège v. Flag of Montenegro.svg  Montenegro , 2 June 2021 INJ
MF Miroslav Stevanović (1990-07-29) 29 July 1990 (age 30)152 Flag of Switzerland.svg Servette v. Flag of Montenegro.svg  Montenegro , 2 June 2021 INJ
MF Stjepan Lončar (1996-11-10) 10 November 1996 (age 24)90 Flag of Hungary.svg Ferencváros v. Flag of Montenegro.svg  Montenegro , 2 June 2021 INJ
MF Dario Šarić (1997-05-30) 30 May 1997 (age 24)00 Flag of Italy.svg Ascoli v. Flag of Montenegro.svg  Montenegro , 2 June 2021 INJ
MF Miralem Pjanić (vice-captain) (1990-04-02) 2 April 1990 (age 31)10016 Flag of Spain.svg Barcelona v. Flag of France.svg  France , 31 March 2021
MF Haris Duljević (1993-11-16) 16 November 1993 (age 27)251 Flag of France.svg Nîmes v. Flag of France.svg  France , 31 March 2021
MF Amer Gojak (1997-02-13) 13 February 1997 (age 24)214 Flag of Croatia.svg Dinamo Zagreb v. Flag of France.svg  France , 31 March 2021
MF Amar Rahmanović (1994-05-13) 13 May 1994 (age 27)40 Flag of Turkey.svg Konyaspor v. Flag of France.svg  France , 31 March 2021
MF Deni Milošević (1995-03-09) 9 March 1995 (age 26)111 Flag of Turkey.svg Antalyaspor v. Flag of Italy.svg  Italy , 18 November 2020
MF Benjamin Tatar (1994-05-17) 17 May 1994 (age 27)40 Unattached v. Flag of Italy.svg  Italy , 18 November 2020
MF Haris Hajradinović (1994-02-18) 18 February 1994 (age 27)41 Flag of Turkey.svg Kasımpaşa v. Flag of Iran.svg  Iran , 12 November 2020 COV
MF Ajdin Hasić (2001-10-07) 7 October 2001 (age 19)00 Flag of Turkey.svg Beşiktaş v. Flag of Iran.svg  Iran , 12 November 2020 COV
MF Samir Zeljković (1997-09-04) 4 September 1997 (age 23)00 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Velež Mostar v. Flag of Iran.svg  Iran , 12 November 2020 COV
MF Dino Hotić (1995-07-26) 26 July 1995 (age 25)20 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Cercle Brugge v. Flag of Poland.svg  Poland , 14 October 2020
MF Muhamed Bešić (1992-09-10) 10 September 1992 (age 28)450 Unattached v. Flag of Poland.svg  Poland , 7 September 2020
MF Anel Šabanadžović (1999-05-24) 24 May 1999 (age 22)00 Flag of Greece.svg AEK Athens v. Flag of Poland.svg  Poland , 7 September 2020

FW Edin Džeko (captain) (1986-03-17) 17 March 1986 (age 35)11459 Flag of Italy.svg Roma v. Flag of France.svg  France , 31 March 2021
FW Obren Cvijanović (1994-09-30) 30 September 1994 (age 26)10 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Velež Mostar v. Flag of Costa Rica.svg  Costa Rica , 27 March 2021
FW Irfan Hadžić (1993-06-15) 15 June 1993 (age 28)20 Flag of Croatia.svg Lokomotiva v. Flag of Italy.svg  Italy , 18 November 2020
FW Armin Hodžić (1994-11-17) 17 November 1994 (age 26)143 Flag of Hungary.svg Fehérvár v. Flag of Iran.svg  Iran , 12 November 2020 COV
FW Aldin Turkeš (1996-04-22) 22 April 1996 (age 25)00 Flag of Switzerland.svg Lausanne-Sport v. Flag of Iran.svg  Iran , 12 November 2020 COV
FW Milan Đurić (1990-05-22) 22 May 1990 (age 31)157 Flag of Italy.svg Salernitana v. Flag of Poland.svg  Poland , 14 October 2020
FW Elvir Koljić (1995-07-08) 8 July 1995 (age 26)40 Flag of Romania.svg U Craiova v. Ulster Banner.svg  Northern Ireland , 8 October 2020 INJ

COV Player withdrew due to COVID-19
INJ Withdrawn due to injury
RET Retired from the national team
SUS Suspended
WD Withdrawn

Statistics

Tables correct as of match played on 6 June 2021.

Players in bold are still active with Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Most appearances

Edin Dzeko is Bosnia's most capped player and all-time top goal scorer. 20150331 2026 AUT BIH 2177 Edin Dzeko.jpg
Edin Džeko is Bosnia's most capped player and all-time top goal scorer.
RankPlayerCapsGoalsYears
1 Edin Džeko 114592007–
2 Miralem Pjanić 100162008–
3 Emir Spahić 9462003–2018
4 Zvjezdan Misimović 85252004–2018
5 Vedad Ibišević 83282007–2018
6 Asmir Begović 6302009–
7 Haris Medunjanin 6092009–2018
8 Senad Lulić 5742008–2017
9 Edin Višća 55102010–2020
10 Elvir Bolić 51221996–2006

Most goals

RankPlayerGoalsCapsRatioYears
1 Edin Džeko (list)591140.522007–
2 Vedad Ibišević 28830.342007–2018
3 Zvjezdan Misimović 25850.292004–2018
4 Elvir Bolić 22510.431996–2006
5 Sergej Barbarez 17470.361998–2006
6 Miralem Pjanić 161000.162008–
7 Elvir Baljić 14380.371996–2005
8 Zlatan Muslimović 12300.42006–2011
9 Edin Višća 10550.182010–2020
10 Haris Medunjanin 9600.152009–2018

Most clean sheets

Asmir Begovic is Bosnia's record holder in clean sheets. 20150331 2026 AUT BIH 2176.jpg
Asmir Begović is Bosnia's record holder in clean sheets.
RankPlayerClean
Sheets
CapsRatioYears
1 Asmir Begović 27630.432009–
2 Ibrahim Šehić 14350.42010–
3 Kenan Hasagić 13440.32002–2011
4 Mirsad Dedić 8270.31996–2000
5 Adnan Gušo 5230.221999–2007
Goran Brašnić 580.632004–2008
7 Tomislav Piplica 480.52001–2002
Almir Tolja 4150.272000–2006
9 Jasmin Burić 3312008–
Kenan Pirić 360.52018–

Captains

Emir Spahić captained Bosnia at their first ever FIFA World Cup tournament. This is a list of Bosnia and Herzegovina captains for ten or more matches.

Note: Some of the other players to have captained the team include: Mehmed Baždarević (2 caps) 1996, Meho Kodro (5) 1997 to 1998, Vlatko Glavaš (1) 1997, Suvad Katana (2) 1998, Elvir Bolić (6) 1999 to 2000, Bruno Akrapović (4) 1999 to 2003, Hasan Salihamidžić (1) 2004, Zlatan Bajramović (1) 2006, Džemal Berberović (1) 2007, Asmir Begović (6) 2011 to 2020, Haris Medunjanin (4) 2016 to 2018, Vedad Ibišević (1) 2017, Miralem Pjanić (5) 2019 to 2020, Ermin Bičakčić (1) 2019, Sead Kolašinac (1) 2021, Ibrahim Šehić (1) 2021, Siniša Saničanin (1) 2021.

NamePeriodGames as captainNotes
Muhamed Konjić 1995–200220First official captain of the Bosnia and Herzegovina national football team
Mirsad Hibić 2000–200314
Sergej Barbarez 2004–200620
Zvjezdan Misimović 2007–201216
Emir Spahić 2006–201455First official captain of the team in a major tournament (2014 FIFA World Cup)
Edin Džeko 2014–46

Table correct as of match played on 2 June 2021.

Competitive record

FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup record FIFA World Cup qualification record
YearRoundPositionPldWDLGFGASquadPldWDLGFGAPosition
1930 to 1990 Part of Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  Yugoslavia Part of Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  Yugoslavia
as Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina (1992-1998).svg Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Flag of the United States (Pantone).svg 1994 Could not enter
Flag of France.svg 1998 Did not qualify83059144/5
as Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Bosnia and Herzegovina
Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg Flag of Japan.svg 2002 Did not qualify822412124/5
Flag of Germany.svg 2006 104421293/6
Flag of South Africa.svg 2010 1261525152/6 Lost Playoff
Flag of Brazil.svg 2014 Group stage20th310244 Squad 108113061/6
Flag of Russia.svg 2018 Did not qualify1052324133/6
Flag of Qatar.svg 2022 In progress2011234/5
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Flag of Mexico.svg Flag of the United States.svg 2026 To be played
Total1/73102446028112111472

UEFA European Championship

UEFA European Championship record UEFA European Championship qualifying record
YearRoundPositionPldWDLGFGAPldWDLGFGAPosition
Part of Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  Yugoslavia Part of Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  Yugoslavia
1960 to 1992
as Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina (1992-1998).svg Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Flag of England.svg 1996 Could not enter
as Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Bosnia and Herzegovina
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg 2000 Did not qualify1032514173/6
Flag of Portugal.svg 2004 8413784/5
Flag of Austria.svg Flag of Switzerland.svg 2008 1241716224/7
Flag of Poland.svg Flag of Ukraine.svg 2012 1263319142/6 Lost Playoff
Flag of France.svg 2016 1253418153/6 Lost Playoff
Flag of Europe.svg 2020 1142521184/6 Lost Playoff
Flag of Germany.svg 2024 To be played
Total652612279594

UEFA Nations League

UEFA Nations League record
YearDivisionGroupPldWDLGFGAP/RRank
Flag of Portugal.svg 2018–19 B 3 431051Green Arrow Up Darker.svg13th
Flag of Italy.svg 2020–21 A 1 6024311Red Arrow Down.svg15th
Flag of none.svg 2022–23 B To be played
Total1033481213th

Minor tournaments

Minor tournaments record
TournamentRoundPositionPldWDLGFGA
Flag of Malaysia.svg 1997 Dunhill Cup Malaysia Runners-up2531195
Flag of India.svg 2001 Millennium Soccer Cup Runners-up2531175
Flag of Malaysia.svg 2001 Merdeka Tournament Runners-up2531174
Flag of Iran.svg 2001 LG Cup Runners-up2210146
Flag of Japan.svg 2016 Kirin Cup Winners1211043
Total1 Title1911443123

FIFA ranking history

FIFA-ranking yearly averages for Bosnia and Herzegovina. [66]

1993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020
xxx152999675786987597965595161514420271929222737344955

Their average position since FIFA World Ranking creation is 58. [66]

Head-to-head record

Tables correct as of match played on 6 June 2021.

Bosnia and Herzegovina's all-time international record, 1995–present
OpponentGamesWinsDrawsLossesGoals forGoals againstGoal differentialFirst gamesLast gamesBiggest winBiggest loss
Flag of Albania.svg  Albania 522154+130.11.199528.03.20172:00:2
Flag of Algeria.svg  Algeria 110010+114.11.20121:0N/A
Flag of Andorra.svg  Andorra 220060+628.03.201506.09.20153:0
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 300319−814.05.199815.06.2014N/A0:5
Flag of Armenia.svg  Armenia 4301106+415.10.200808.09.20194:12:4
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 513134−124.03.200115.11.20181:00:2
Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  Azerbaijan 110010+101.06.20081:0N/A
Flag of Bahrain.svg  Bahrain 110010+123.06.20011:0
Flag of Bangladesh.svg  Bangladesh 110020+212.01.20012:0
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus 220030+302.09.201106.09.20112:0
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 83141319−626.03.200507.10.20174:20:4
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 200213−218.12.199628.02.2012N/A1:2
Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria 210122020.08.200823.03.20181:01:2
Flag of Chile.svg  Chile 110010+122.01.20011:0N/A
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR 100103−302.03.1997N/A0:3
Flag of Costa Rica.svg  Costa Rica 101000027.03.2021N/A
Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia 4004614−808.10.199622.08.20071:4
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 200216−510.10.199808.09.19990:3
Flag of Cyprus.svg  Cyprus 420287+109.09.201431.08.20172:02:3
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 622287+108.06.199706.06.20213:00:2
Flag of Egypt.svg  Egypt 100102−205.03.2014N/A0:2
Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia 7511214+1705.09.199810.10.20177:00:1
Flag of the Faroe Islands.svg  Faroe Islands 211032+119.08.199809.06.19991:0N/A
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 421175+228.04.200424.03.20214:10:2
Flag of France.svg  France 502337−418.08.200431.03.2021N/A0:2
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 201124−211.10.200203.06.20101:3
Flag of Ghana.svg  Ghana 110021+103.03.20102:1N/A
Flag of Gibraltar.svg  Gibraltar 220090+925.03.201703.09.20175:0
Flag of Greece.svg  Greece 11155917−801.09.199615.10.20193:10:4
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 402236−310.03.199908.09.2007N/A1:3
Flag of Indonesia.svg  Indonesia 110020+226.02.19972:0N/A
Flag of Iran.svg  Iran 71151019−922.07.200112.11.20203:10:4
Flag of Israel.svg  Israel 411247−311.10.200012.06.20153:10:3
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 511349−506.11.199618.11.20202:10:3
Flag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg  Ivory Coast 110021+130.05.20142:1N/A
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 311146−228.02.200607.06.20162:10:3
Flag of Jordan.svg  Jordan 211021+111.03.200015.03.20002:1N/A
Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia 220091+811.09.201207.06.20135:0
Flag of Liechtenstein.svg  Liechtenstein 8710312+2918.08.199918.11.20198:1
Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania 6411105+514.10.1998.16.10.2013.3:02:4
Flag of Luxembourg.svg  Luxembourg 6600161+1529.03.200325.03.20165:0N/A
Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia 321052+328.02.199727.06.20012:0
Flag of Malta.svg  Malta 430194+527.01.199906.06.20075:21:2
Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico 410325−309.02.201101.02.20181:00:2
Flag of Moldova.svg  Moldova 201123−107.10.200612.09.2007N/A0:1
Flag of Montenegro.svg  Montenegro 202000028.05.201802.06.2021N/A
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 201113−211.10.202015.11.20201:3
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria 100101−121.06.20140:1
Flag of North Macedonia.svg  North Macedonia 513188003.06.199826.03.20081:00:1
Ulster Banner.svg  Northern Ireland 321052+308.09.201808.10.20202:0N/A
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 420235−216.10.200217.10.20072:10:2
Flag of Oman.svg  Oman 110021+109.06.20092:1N/A
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 501439−615.12.200714.10.2020N/A0:3
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal 401328−614.11.200915.11.20112:6
Flag of Qatar.svg  Qatar 201113−224.01.200010.08.20100:2
Flag of Ireland.svg  Republic of Ireland 301214−326.05.201216.11.20150:2
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania 410329−707.09.200203.06.20112:10:3
Flag of San Marino.svg  San Marino 220061+504.06.200509.10.20053:0N/A
Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 200213−204.09.199905.10.1999N/A0:1
Flag of Senegal.svg  Senegal 101000027.03.2018N/A
Flag of Serbia and Montenegro (1992-2006).svg  Serbia and Montenegro 502316−514.01.200112.10.20050:2
Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia 430164+220.06.200110.09.20133:20:1
Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia 4400104+610.11.199606.02.20133:0N/A
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa 110042+208.08.20014:2
Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 210133026.05.200601.06.20183:10:2
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 8026718−1102.09.200018.11.2018N/A2:5
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 100124−229.05.20102:4
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 110020+229.03.20162:0N/A
Flag of Tunisia.svg  Tunisia 100112−105.11.1997N/A1:2
Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey 622276+116.08.200011.10.20182:00:1
Flag of the United States.svg  United States 201134−114.08.201329.01.2018N/A3:4
Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 110032+118.01.20013:2N/A
Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  Uzbekistan 201112−130.06.200101.06.2009N/A1:2
Flag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam 110040+422.02.19974:0N/A
Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales 422062+412.02.200310.10.20152:0
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg  Zimbabwe 101022024.02.1997N/A
76 Countries238925492341316+2530.11.199506.06.20218:10:5

    Bosnia and Herzegovina's all-time record sorted by FIFA Confederations, 1995–present

    OpponentGamesWinsDrawsLossesGoals ForGoals AgainstGoal DifferentialFirst gamesLast games
    UEFA 188744470281242+3930.11.199506.06.2021
    AFC 27116103740−322.02.199712.11.2020
    CAF 94231211+105.11.199727.03.2018
    CONMEBOL 7205614−814.05.199815.06.2014
    CONCACAF 712459−409.02.201127.03.2021
    OFC 0000000N/A
    76 Countries238925492341316+2530.11.199506.06.2021

    Notable victories

    Source: Results

    DateTournamentPlaceOpponentsScoreAdditional Notes
    6 November 1996Friendly Sarajevo, Bosnia and HerzegovinaFlag of Italy.svg  Italy 2  1Victory over top 5 ranked team at the time (5th) [67]
    10 November 1996 1998 FIFA World Cup qualification Ljubljana, SloveniaFlag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia 2  1Historic first ever victory in qualifiers
    22 February 1997 1997 Dunhill Cup Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaFlag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam 4  0Largest ever victory against a non-UEFA opponent
    20 August 19971998 FIFA World Cup qualificationSarajevo, Bosnia and HerzegovinaFlag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 3  0Victory over top 5 ranked team at the time (3rd) [68]
    19 August 1998 UEFA Euro 2000 qualifying Sarajevo, Bosnia and HerzegovinaFlag of the Faroe Islands.svg  Faroe Islands 1  0Historic first ever victory in European Championship qualifiers
    18 January 2001Millennium SC Group Stage Kochi, IndiaFlag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 3  2
    22 January 2001Millennium SC Group Stage Kolkata, IndiaFlag of Chile.svg  Chile 1  0
    8 August 2001 LG Cup Tehran, IranFlag of South Africa.svg  South Africa 4  2
    2 April 2003 UEFA Euro 2004 qualifying Copenhagen, DenmarkFlag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 2  0
    6 September 2003UEFA Euro 2004 qualifying Zenica, Bosnia and HerzegovinaFlag of Norway.svg  Norway 1  0
    3 September 2005 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification Zenica, Bosnia and HerzegovinaFlag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 1  0
    24 March 2007 UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying Oslo, NorwayFlag of Norway.svg  Norway 2  1
    2 June 2007UEFA Euro 2008 qualifyingSarajevo, Bosnia and HerzegovinaFlag of Turkey.svg  Turkey 3  2 Edin Džeko's debut senior cap and first international goal.
    10 September 2008 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification Zenica, Bosnia and HerzegovinaFlag of Estonia.svg  Estonia 7  0Largest ever victory (without conceding)
    28 March 20092010 FIFA World Cup qualification Genk, BelgiumFlag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 4  2
    1 April 20092010 FIFA World Cup qualificationZenica, Bosnia and HerzegovinaFlag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 2  1
    10 October 20092010 FIFA World Cup qualification Tallinn, EstoniaFlag of Estonia.svg  Estonia 2  0Qualified to first ever play-offs (2010 FIFA World Cup)
    26 March 2011 UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying Zenica, Bosnia and HerzegovinaFlag of Romania.svg  Romania 2  1
    7 September 2012 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification Vaduz, LichtensteinFlag of Liechtenstein.svg  Liechtenstein 8  1Largest ever victory
    14 November 2012Friendly Algiers, AlgeriaFlag of Algeria.svg  Algeria 1  0
    22 March 20132014 FIFA World Cup qualificationZenica, Bosnia and HerzegovinaFlag of Greece.svg  Greece 3  1Victory over top 15 ranked team at the time (12th) [69]
    10 September 20132014 FIFA World Cup qualification Žilina, SlovakiaFlag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia 2  1
    15 October 20132014 FIFA World Cup qualification Kaunas, LithuaniaFlag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania 1  0Qualified to 2014 FIFA World Cup
    30 May 2014Friendly St. Louis, United StatesFlag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg  Ivory Coast 2  1
    3 June 2014Friendly Chicago, United StatesFlag of Mexico.svg  Mexico 1  0
    25 June 2014 2014 FIFA World Cup Group Stage Salvador, BrazilFlag of Iran.svg  Iran 3  1Historic first victory in FIFA World Cup
    10 October 2015 UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying Zenica, Bosnia and HerzegovinaFlag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales 2  0Victory over top 10 ranked team at the time (8th) [70]
    29 March 2016Friendly Zürich, SwitzerlandFlag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 2  0Victory over top 15 ranked team at the time (12th) [71]
    7 June 2016 Kirin Cup Soccer 2016 Osaka, JapanFlag of Japan.svg  Japan 2  1Victory in the Final of 2016 Kirin Cup
    1 June 2018Friendly Jeonju, South KoreaFlag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 3  1

    Honours

    Minor tournaments

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