MNT Aug 6, 2013
Bosnia-Herzegovina has published a 20-player roster for the first ever meeting with the United States, set for Aug. 14 at 2:30 p.m. ET (ESPN2, WatchESPN, UniMas). Currently ranked 14th in the world, they are carrying a nine-game unbeaten streak as they sit atop their group in UEFA Qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup with a 5-0-1 record.
Roma midfielder - and teammate of Michael Bradley - Miralem Pjanic is joined by Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic, Hoffenheim midfielder Sejad Salihovic and the strike duo of Manchester City's Edin Dzeko and Stuttgart forward Vedad Ibisevic.
BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA ROSTER BY POSITION
GOALKEEPERS (3): Asmir Begovic (Stoke City), Asmir Avdukic (FK Borac Banja Luka), Jasmin Fejzic (VfR Aalen)
DEFENDERS (5): Ermin Bicakcic (Eintracht Braunschweig), Emir Spahic (Bayer Leverkusen), Toni Sunjic (FC Zorya Lugansk), Mensur Mujdza (SC Freiburg), Ervin Zukanovic (Genk)
MIDFIELDERS (9): Miralem Pjanic (AS Roma), Senad Lulic (Lazio), Sejad Salihovic (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim), Adnan Zahirovic (VfL Bocum), Elvir Rahimic (CSKA Moscow), Haris Medunjanin (Gazientepspor), Miroslav Stevanovic (Elche), Zvjezdan Misimovic (Guizhou Renhe), Avdija Vrsajevic (Hajduk Split)
FORWARDS (3): Edin Dzeko (Manchester City), Vedad Ibisevic (Stuttgart), Edin Visca (Istanbul BB)