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France suffered a shock loss to Bulgaria in FIBA Basketball World Cup qualifying on Thursday, while Germany stayed perfect.
Unbeaten in the first round of qualifying, France started the second with a surprise defeat in Botevgrad.
Germany and Greece had no such issues, while a pair of NBA stars led the way for Canada.
Thousands of people feted the coach of soccer World Cup finalists Croatia, Zlatko Dalic, in his hometown of Livno in Bosnia and Herzegovina on Tuesday, as celebrations of the team's feats in Russia continue.
That same day, Dalic was shortlisted for the Best FIFA Men's Coach award, and superstar midfielder Luka Modric was nominated as FIFA's Player of the Year.
Although the problem of football hooliganism is present in Serbia, and as things stand, there still is no way to put an end to it, the public at home is being served the news about "a clash between Serbs and Croats" in Russia as almost "a victory in battle and the taking of war loot."
Supporters of Croatia celebrate as they watch the broadcast of the FIFA World Cup 2018 group D preliminary round soccer match between Argentina and Croatia in central Zagreb. Photo: EPA-EFE/DANIEL KASAP Supporters of Croatia celebrate as they watch the broadcast of the FIFA World Cup 2018 group D preliminary round soccer match between Argentina and Croatia in central Zagreb.
The National Football Team starts 2018 today from 19:00 with friendly match against Bosnia and Herzegovina at the Ludogorets Arena in Razgrad. The duel will start the new cycle for the "lions" who will try to fight for Euro 2020. The chances of a qualiffication for a big forum being for the first time since 2004 are serious because of the changed format of qualifications.
Bulgaria's national team manager Peter Hubchev announced a group of 23 football players for friendly matches against Bosnia and Herzegovina on March 23, 2018 at the Ludogorets Arena Stadium in Razgrad and Kazakhstan on 26.03.2018 at Pancho Arena in Felchut, Hungary.
There is also an absolute debutant in the face of Kamen Hadzhiev from Beroe.
Euroleague Basketball, which runs the Euroleague competition, said on Tuesday that it has launched disciplinary proceedings against the Red Star Belgrade basketball club after the racist banner was raised by some fans at a match against Olympiakos of Greece last Friday in the Serbian capital.
The fans' banner carried the message: "Albanians, Croats and Muslims are not my brothers."
Robert Prosinecki, a Croatian football manager and former football midfielder who last worked as manager of Azerbaijan, is Bosnia's new national football coach, it was announced on Thursday.
Journalist Haris Mrkonja wrote for N1 that while popes were often selected in less than a week, it took Bosnia more than three months to appoint a national football coach.
Belgium with its victory in Bosnia and Slovenia with a draw with Scotland, made Greece’s job tonight easier. Greece, on her side, won inside Cyprus and now what separates us from the participating in the group of eight teams that will try to get the last four European tickets for the World Cup in Russia, is Gibraltar.
Belgium ended Greece's unbeaten run in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers on Sunday winning 2-1 in Piraeus.
The result means Greece has dropped to third at the table, one point behind Bosnia, while Belgium has qualified to the World Cup finals. Out of the two home games with Estonia and Belgium Greece has therefore collected just one point.