Sunset for the Golden Generation?

Bosnia and Herzegovina have ended their World Cup 2018 qualifying run with a 1-2 away victory in Tallinn, against Estonia.  Izet Hajrovic scored twice to make sure the Dragons finish third in the group, behind Belgium and Greece.  Even though they ended on a somewhat positive note, this campaign left much to be desired and you can’t help but think Bosnia shot themselves in the foot on numerous occasions, specifically the Cyprus away game, where they let a 0-2 lead slip away, snatching defeat from the jaws of victory.

But what happens now, more specifically, what happens to the ‘golden generation’ that brought us to our first major tournament?

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A Tale of Two Managers

In November of 2014, Bosnia’s national team was in deep, deep trouble.  An embarrassing 0-3 loss to Israel was the nail in the coffin to Safet Susic’s tenure as Bosnia’s manager.  The PSG legend went from being Bosnia’s golden jubilee player, to Bosnia’s “greatest manager,” taking the country to new heights, capped by a heroic qualification to World Cup 2014 in Brazil.

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