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Croatian National Team

Last roster update: Squad list for the European qualifiers matches against Kosovo and Turkey (published on 14 August 2017)

Croatian National Team
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09.10.2017. 20:45
WC2018 (Q)
Ukraine : Croatia
06.10.2017. 20:45
WC2018 (Q)
Stadion Gradski vrt, Osijek
Croatia : Finland
05.09.2017. 20:45
WC2018 (Q)
Turkey : Croatia
02.09.2017. 20:45
WC2018 (Q)
Stadion Maksimir, Zagreb
Croatia : Kosovo
11.06.2017. 20:45
WC2018 (Q)
Iceland1 : 0Croatia
27.05.2017. 17:06
Friendly
Mexico1 : 2Croatia
28.03.2017. 19:00
Friendly
A Le Coq Arena, Tallinn
Estonia3 : 0Croatia
24.03.2017. 20:45
WC2018 (Q)
Stadion Maksimir, Zagreb
Croatia1 : 0Ukraine
14.01.2017. 15:35
Friendly
China5 : 4Croatia
11.01.2017. 19:35
Friendly
Chile5 : 2Croatia
15.11.2016. 20:45
Friendly
Northern Ireland0 : 3Croatia
12.11.2016. 18:00
WC2018 (Q)
Stadion Maksimir, Zagreb
Croatia2 : 0Iceland
09.10.2016. 18:00
WC2018 (Q)
Finland0 : 1Croatia
06.10.2016. 20:45
WC2018 (Q)
Kosovo0 : 6Croatia
05.09.2016. 20:45
WC2018 (Q)
Stadion Maksimir, Zagreb
Croatia1 : 1Turkey
25.06.2016. 21:00
Euro2016
Croatia0 : 1Portugal
21.06.2016. 21:00
Euro2016
Croatia2 : 1Spain
17.06.2016. 18:00
Euro2016
Czech Republic2 : 2Croatia
12.06.2016. 15:00
Euro2016
Parc de Princes, Paris
Turkey0 : 1Croatia
04.06.2016. 20:15
Friendly
Rujevica, Rijeka
Croatia10 : 0San Marino
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  • Ante Čačić

    Ante
    Čačić

    head coach

  • Ante Miše

    Ante
    Miše

    coach

  • Josip Šimunić

    Josip
    Šimunić

    coach

  • Marjan Mrmić

    Marjan
    Mrmić

    GK coach

  • Leonard Sovina

    Leonard
    Sovina

    fitness coach

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  • dr. Boris Nemec

    dr. Boris
    Nemec

    doctor

  • dr. Zoran Bahtijarević

    dr. Zoran
    Bahtijarević

    doctor

  • dr. Saša Janković

    dr. Saša
    Janković

    doctor

  • Nenad Krošnjar

    Nenad
    Krošnjar

    physio

  • Nderim Redžaj

    Nderim
    Redžaj

    physio

  • Mario Petrović

    Mario
    Petrović

    physio

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  • Iva Olivari

    Iva
    Olivari

    team manager

  • Miroslav Marković

    Miroslav
    Marković

    security officer

  • Tomislav Pacak

    Tomislav
    Pacak

    media officer

  • Tomica Đukić

    Tomica
    Đukić

    chef

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  • Željko Mesić

    Željko
    Mesić

    kit man

  • Mladen Pilčić

    Mladen
    Pilčić

    kit man

  • Goran Vincek

    Goran
    Vincek

    kit man

  • Dennis Lukančić

    Dennis
    Lukančić

    kit man

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Croatia - Kosovo

02.09.2017.

Stadion Maksimir, Zagreb

Previous Match

Iceland - Croatia 1:0

11.06.2017.

Standings

1.Croatia6+913
2.Iceland6+313
3.Turkey6+511
4.Ukraine6+411
5.Finland6-61
6.Kosovo6-151
Ante Čačić

Head coach

Ante
Čačić

Ante Čačić was named as the coach of Croatian National team on 21 September 2015.

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Croatian national football team /

Throughout history

1907.
1940.
1956.
1990.
1994.
1994.
1996.
1998.
1998.
1999.
2002.
2004.
2006.
2008.
2012.
2014.
2016.
1998

The first two unofficial matches of the Croatian national team were played in Prague, against Slavia. The Czechs won both matches (15:2 i 20:0).

The first match of the Croatian national team, which then represented the state of Banovina Hrvatska, was played. On April 2nd, Croatia beat Switzerland in Zagreb 4:0. Representing Banovina Hrvatska and Nezavisna Država Hrvatska (The Independent State of Croatia), the Croatian national team played 19 matches, with nine wins, four draws and six defeats.

As a part of former Yugoslavia, Croatian national team played one international match. In Zagreb, Croatia beat Indonesia 5:2.

On October 17th, 1990, Croatian national football team played a friendly against the United States at Maksimir Stadium and won 2:1.

The first appearance of the Croatian senior national team in an official competition was recorded in Tallinn, in a qualifier for UEFA EURO 1996 against Estonia. Croatia won 2:0. A month later, in Zagreb, Croatia played the first home match in an official competition, against Lithuania (2:0).

Croatian national team won a FIFA award for the Best Mover of the Year.

In its first major tournament, Croatia won 5th place at the UEFA European Championships in England 1996.

Playing only the second major tournament, and the first FIFA World Cup, Croatia won the bronze medal with a win over Netherlands in France 1998. With six goals, Davor Šuker won the award for the best goalscorer of the tournament.

Croatian national team won a FIFA award for the Best Mover of the Year.

Croatian national team achieved its best position in the FIFA rankings. From January to April 1999, Croatia claimed the third place.

Croatia participated in the final tournament of the FIFA World Cup in South Korea and Japan 2002.

Croatia participated in the final tournament of the UEFA European Championships in Portugal 2004.

Croatia participated in the final tournament of the FIFA World Cup in Germany 2006.

Croatia participated in the final tournament of the UEFA European Championships in Austria and Switzerland 2008, and reached the quarter-final stage.

Croatia participated in the final tournament of the UEFA European Championships in Poland and Ukraine 2012.

Croatia participated in the final tournament of the FIFA World Cup in Brazil 2014.

Croatia participated in the final tournament of the UEFA European Championships in France 2012 and lost in the second round against later champion Portugal.

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