The match against Bosnia-Herzegovina will be the last test for the Slovak national football team in 2010.
The friendly was scheduled for 17 November and coach Vladimir Weiss will issue summonses from the first day of the month.
“What is sure is that we will play 100% on 17 November at home against Bosnia. The last details of the event are being finalised in the Bosnia-Herzegovina federation,” said spokeswoman of the Slovak football association, Marianna Cizmarova.
Cizmarova reiterated that the venue has not yet been selected but that representatives have recently reported Trnava as an attractive venue for the challenging match.
“We have many options on where to stage the game, but so far no official decision has been taken” added Čižmárová.
As for the opponents, they occupy 53rd position in the FIFA world rankings (Slovakia is 20th), and among their ranks they have, in addition to Wolfsburg player Edin Dzeko, also the striker Vedad Ibisevic (Hoffenheim) and Galatasaray midfielder Zvjezdan Misimovic.
National coach Safet Sušic (great player in former Yugoslavia) is the driving force behind the team, which like Slovakia, is also trying to qualify for Euro 2012 in Group D. So far Bosnia-Herzegovina have 4 points in the table (1 win, 1 draw and a defeat).
Author: Lorenzo Di Cicco