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World Cup: Potential Bosnia & Herzegovina squad

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With the World Cup now less than 50 days away, the footballing world will descend upon Brazil for the prestigious tournament shortly. Here, we look at the potential squad that Bosnia and Herzegovina could take.

This is Bosnia & Herzegovina's first major finals and therefore they have a chance to play with freedom and enjoy themselves.

With that in mind, whatever they achieve will be historic in itself. With a group also consisting of Argentina, Nigeria and Iran, they will feel confident that they can qualify in second.

With the legendary figure of Safet Susic and other stars such as Edin Dzeko and Miralem Pjanic in the squad and an impressive qualifying campaign behind them, they can do Bosnian football proud.

Probable squad of 23:

Goalkeepers - Asmir Begovic,  Asmir Avdukic and Jasmin Fejzic

Defenders - Emir Spahic, Sead Kolasinac, Ermin Bicakcic, Ognjen Vranjes, Toni Sunjic, Avdija Vrsajevic Mensur Mujdza, Muhamed Besic and Ervin Zukanovic

Midfielders - Zvjezdan Misimovic, Haris Medunjanin, Miralem Pjanic, Sejad Salihovic, Senad Lulic, Izet Hajrovic, Senijad Ibricic, Edin Visca, Tino Susic

Forwards - Edin Dzeko, Vedad Ibisevic

Key Player - Edin Dzeko. As the leading light for Bosnian football and a standout player for Manchester City, his big-game experience will prove vital in ensuring that they have the best chance of qualifying from their group.

Player to watch - Miralem Pjanic. With a number of teams already on high alert for Pjanic after a standout season for Roma, the World Cup will be his chance to improve his reputation further.

He will be expected to dictate the midfield and supply the goals for Dzeko and Ibisevic.

The manager - Safet Susic. He was a legendary player for PSG in the 1980s/90s and was even given two major honours during his time in the French capital.

He took charge of Bosnia & Herzegovina in 2009. During that time, they have lost in the playoffs for the last World Cup and Euro 2012 but topped their qualifying group for Brazil with a +24 goal difference/ Susic has installed a lot of confidence in this team.

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