Serbia, England’s first Euro Cup rivals, have renewed Stojkovic


The Serbian Football Association (FSS) the renewal of its coach’s contract, Dragan Stojkovicuntil 2026. Serbia will be a rival of England, Denmark and Slovenia in group C of the first stage of German Euro 2024.

Stojkovic59 years old and a true legend in his country’s football during his playing days, managed to qualify the Serbian team first for the Qatar World Cup 2022 and then for German Euro 2024.

‘Pixi’ (his nickname) Stojkovic He is a chooser Serbia since March 3, March 2021, when he replaced the interim Ilija Stolicawho in turn managed the team after the departure of Ljubisa Tumbakovic.

As a player, the current coach played 84 games for the then national team Yugoslavia and he was one of the first European footballers to sign for a club in Japan: he played eight years at Nagoya Grampus Eight of the J-League. Stojkovic he scored two goals where the then Yugoslavia eliminated Spain in the 1990 World Cup in Italy (1-2).

The challenge of Serbia will try to reach its round of 16 European Cup after finishing last in group G in Qatar World Cup 2022.

Source: La Verdad


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