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World Cup Highlights

 Ninth appearance in World Cup finals
 Semifinalist in 1930 World Cup in Uruguay
 Finished fourth in 1962 World Cup in Chile
 Finalists in European championships in 1960 and 1968


First-Round Schedule

Day, Time (EDT) Opponent Site TV
Sunday, June 14, 11:30 a.m. Iran Saint-Etienne ESPN2
Sunday, June 21, 8:30 a.m. Germany Lens ESPN
Thursday, June 25, 3 p.m. United States Nantes ABC

Complete First-Round Schedule


Roster

Pos. Name Age Club
GKIvica Kralj 25Partizan Belgrade
GK Dragoje Lekovic 30Crvena Zvezda Belgrade
D Zoran Mirkovic 26Atalanta
D Sinisa Mihajlovic 29Sampdoria
D Miroslav Djukic 32Deportivo Coruna
D Goran Djorovic 26Celta Vigo
D Nisa Saveljic 28Bordeaux
DSlobodan Komljenovic 27Duisburg
DZeljko Petrovic 32Urawa Reds
M Slavisa Jokanovic29Tenerife
MVladimir Jugovic 28Lazio
M Dragan Stojkovic33Nagoya Grampus-8
M Ljubinko Drulovic 29Porto
M Dejan Govedarica 28Lecce (Italy)
MMiroslav Stevic 271860 Munich
MDejan Savicevic 31AC Milan
MBranko Brnovic 30Espanyol
MDejan Stankovic 20Crvena Zvezda
F Predrag Mijatovic 29Real Madrid
F Savo Milosevic 24Aston Villa
F Darko Kovacevic 24Real Socieded
FPerica Ognjenovic 21Crvena Zvezda


Road to France

Won Lost Tied GF GA
912418
How Qualified: Second place in UEFA Group 6, defeated Hungary in playoff
DateResult
UEFA Second-Place Playoffs
Nov. 15, 1997 Yugoslavia 5, Hungary 0
Oct. 29, 1997 Hungary 1, Yugoslavia 7
UEFA Group 6
Oct. 11, 1997 Malta 0, Yugoslavia 5
Sept. 10, 1997 Slovakia 1, Yugoslavia 1
June 8, 1997 Yugoslavia 2, Slovakia 0
April 30, 1997 Yugoslavia 1, Spain 1
April 2, 1997 Czech Republic 1, Yugoslavia 2
Dec. 14, 1996Spain 2, Yugoslavia 0
Nov. 10, 1996 Yugoslavia 1, Czech Republic 0
Oct. 6, 1996 Faroe Islands 1, Yugoslavia 8
June 2, 1996 Yugoslavia 6, Malta 0
April 24, 1996 Yugoslavia 3, Faroe Islands 1

Facts and Figures

Knight-Ridder/Tribune
Location: Southeastern Europe, bordering the Adriatic Sea, between Albania and Bosnia-Herzegovina
Population: 11.1 million (1995 estimate)
Capital: Belgrade
Comparative area: Slightly larger than Kentucky
Religions: Orthodox 65 percent, Muslim 19 percent, Roman Catholic 4 percent, Protestant 1 percent, other 11 percent
Landscape: Extremely varied; to the north, rich fertile plains; to the east, limestone ranges and basins; to the southeast, ancient mountain and hills; to the southwest, extremely high shoreline with no islands off the coast


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