Pierluigi Collina: I love your Baklava, and B&H referees are part of the Future of UEFA

first_imgPierluigi Collina visited Sarajevo on Wednesday, and ended up being pleasantly surprised by its beauty, buildings and night lights.In an interview, Collina revealed details of his visit to the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the legendary referee commented on today’s world of football as well.I am impressed by the beauty of Sarajevo, which is experience I was really waiting for. Yesterday I was in a restaurant overlooking the city, and night view on the Sarajevo is something really amazing. Unfortunately, I came yesterday and I have to go back today, “said Collina.His hosts made sure that Italian legend is not going back until he tries some of traditional Bosnian cuisine, which he was very satisfied with.“I tried baklava and prefer the Bosnian compared to a Turkish version, because it is less sweet. I tried grilled lamb and cheese pie in a restaurant that I mentioned before, and there is still a lot of things that I liked as well. As for the Bosnian cuisine I think I will enjoy the kebabs before I go back, since everyone is talking about them. Without trying them, I just cannot go back, “explained Collina.Collina is a member of the UEFA Referees Committee and the head of referees for the Football Federation of Ukraine.He also mentioned some of the best of Bosnian football referees who judge today under the auspices of UEFA, such as Irfan Peljto and Edin Jakupović who are working hard and, as Collina hopes, will become an important part of a large team of referees and the future of UEFA.(Source: klix/ photo thestar)last_img read more

Elvir Baljić is the New Coach of Kardemir Karabukspor

first_imgElvir Baljić will lead Turkish second league team Kardemir Karabukspor for the next two years.Yesterday at the club in Karabuk, Baljić signed a contract for a period of one year, with a possibility to extend it for the same period.“I’m very happy for coming to Karabuk. I’m here to succeed, and I hope that we will succeed together. I’m hoping that we will bring the team on the place that it deserves, but we have to put a lot of effort in it. Our goal is clear, and it is the placement in the Super League of Turkey and I think that we will succeed and delight the management and the fans,” said Baljić after signing the contract with Kardemir Karabukspor.Former B&H international player spent major part of his playing career in Turkey, and played, among others, for the Istanbul giants Fenerbahce and Glatasaray. He was wearing jerseys of Real Madrid, Sarajevo, Zeljeznicar etc.Baljić was the assistant of Head coach Safet Susic in the coaching staff of the National team of B&H and one of the meritorious for the only placement of the Dragons on the major tournament – the World Cup that was held last year in Brazil.(Source: klix.ba)last_img read more