european qualifying

Blazevic faces biggest task against Turkey

September 9, 2009
Bosnia's World Cup qualifier against Turkey on Wednesday will be the toughest challenge faced by coach Miroslav Blazevic.

"I can't say I've ever had a more serious task," the 74-year-old, who has had a long and successful career, told reporters as his team prepared to face their Group Five rivals.

"This is a historic match and we must take the chance tomorrow to secure a place in the playoffs," added Blazevic who led his native Croatia to third place at the 1998 World Cup.
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