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Begić gets new Bosnian term

Published: Friday 23 December 2016, 9.00CET
Elvedin Begić has been elected for a second term as president of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Football Federation at an electoral assembly in Sarajevo.
Begić gets new Bosnian term
NSBiH president Elvedin Begić ©Fedja Krvavac

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Published: Friday 23 December 2016, 9.00CET

Begić gets new Bosnian term

Elvedin Begić has been elected for a second term as president of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Football Federation at an electoral assembly in Sarajevo.

Elvedin Begić has been given a new mandate as president of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Football Federation (NSBiH) at an electoral assembly in Sarajevo.

The 56-year-old was elected to continue for another four years in the position he has held since 2012. During his first term, Bosnia and Herzegovina reached their first senior national-team tournament, the 2014 FIFA World Cup, while their Under-17 side qualified for the European championship finals in Azerbaijan this summer.

A transport and communications expert, Elvedin Begić was a successful manager and organiser of traffic operations and air traffic services – including those for arriving and departing football teams – at the international airport in Sarajevo, before transferring his managerial experience to football.

At the assembly, former Yugoslavia midfielder and coach Ivica Osim, 75, was appointed as the NSBiH's honorary president.

Last updated: 23/12/16 9.06CET

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