Bosnia and Herzegovina signs coach Safet Susic to two-year extension

Thursday July 10th, 2014

Bosnia and Herzegovina coach Safet Susic signed a two-year extension, the Football Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina announced.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Susic has been Bosnia's coach since 2009. 

"I said that to leave the team would be painful for me. And that moment has not yet come," Susic said, via "I am really happy to be continuing."

"Safet Susic will manage our team in the qualifying for Euro 2016 in France, which will start for Bosnia with a match against Cyprus on September 9," the federation said in a statement.

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In this year's World Cup, Bosnia, wh made its first appearance in the tournament, were eliminated after finishing third in Group H with a 3-1 win against Iran and losses to Argentina (2-1) and Nigeria (1-0).

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