Ibisevic retires from BiH football team

Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Nov 12 (IANS) Bosnia and Herzegovina’s (BiH) football team player Vedad Ibisevic has officially decided to retire from the national team.

At a press conference on Saturday, Ibisevic emotionally said that he had been thinking a lot about his decision after his team failed to book a ticket in next year’s World Cup in Russia, reports Xinhua news agency.

“I decided that if we do not qualify for the World Cup in Russia, I will say goodbye to the national jersey. I have made my decision,” Ibisevic told reporters.

Ibisevic, 33, currently plays as a striker for Hertha and has a contract until June 2019. In over a decade of playing for the BiH team, Ibisevic played 74 games and scored 26 goals.

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