Bosnia-Herzegovina manager steps down

Head coach Safet Susic of Bosnia and Herzegovina looks on during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Group F match between Nigeria and Bosnia-Herzegovina at Arena Pantanal on June 21, 2014
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Bosnia-Herzegovina manager Safet Susic announces that he will step down as manager of the national team.

Bosnia-Herzegovina manager Safet Susic has announced that he will step down as manager of the national team.

The country were making their first appearance at the World Cup finals this summer, but failed to make it out of the group stages.

Speaking after his side's 3-1 win over Iran, Susic told Brazilian newspaper Lancenet: "This was my last game at the World Cup."

"Unfortunately there will not be another one. Sometimes it is a nice feeling to be free of obligations. I can decide my own fate and this is my answer."

Bosnia-Herzegovina will begin their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign against Cyprus on September 9.

Miralem Pjanic of Bosnia and Herzegovina shoots and scores his team's second goal past goalkeeper Alireza Haghighi of Iran during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group F match between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Iran at Arena Fonte Nova on June 25, 2014
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