Despite its inescapable past, Bosnia-Herzegovina writes new chapter

Thursday May 1st, 2014
Fans, decked out in gear and emotion, flocked to a city square to watch a live broadcast of Bosnia-Herzegovina beating Lithuania 1-0 on Oct. 15, 2013, which resulted in qualification for this summer's World Cup in Brazil.
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Edin Dzeko (11) and Vedad Ibisevic (9) will lead Bosnia-Herzegovina's attack this summer at the World Cup in Brazil.
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Bosnia's first game will be on June 15 in Rio de Janeiro, at the Maracanã—the world's most iconic soccer stage—against Argentina, the team that eliminated Yugoslavia the last time it encompassed Bosnia. The past is inescapable.

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