Young national team starts qualification for the European Championship: Under-21 selector Milenko Aćimović also presents his talents to the public
Slovenia’s young national team, led from the bench by the selector, will start qualifying for the European Championships in September Milenko Aćimović. The once world-class footballer has revealed the list of players he will count on for the away games against Bosnia and Herzegovina (7. September, Sarajevo) and France on home soil (11. September, Koper).
“Our group is very playful, but France is undoubtedly the standout. This is a national team that is always the favourite to win the European Championship, and I don’t accept the idea that we have nothing to lose against a national team like this. All games are equally important, but I believe that the France game will be the most important of most of the boys’ careers. It was the same in the previous qualifiers against England. We beat the English, who later became European champions, but still didn’t make it to the championship. Each match is worth three points, so a maximum approach is needed even in the ones that are a bit less attractive at first glance. I can tell you from experience that the only way we have qualified for the big competitions so far is by being equally motivated against all our opponents and not making a difference,” is for
Milenko Aćimović told the website of the Football Association of Slovenia.
The Ljubljana native called up Marcel Lorber from
and Jan Đap from Domžale, all the others are old acquaintances. The national team will gather on 3 September to prepare for the upcoming challenges in Čatež ob Sava. Let’s add that Austria and Cyprus are also in the Slovenian group, and Slovenia will have to finish at least second in order to qualify. Only the first qualifier goes directly to the tournament.
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