Kovac steps in to lead Croatia back to World Cup

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Croatia manager Niko Kovac stepped in for the World Cup qualifying playoffs and guided his side to Brazil after defeating Iceland 2-0 after two legs.

Croatia manager Niko Kovac stepped in for the World Cup qualifying playoffs and guided his side to Brazil after defeating Iceland 2-0 after two legs.

"I have a clear idea of what we want to do," said Kovac. "We have the players for it and things can only get better."