The Europeans were narrowly beaten 2-1 at the Maracana Stadium on Sunday evening to see their Group F campaign start with a loss.
Despite the disappointing result, Susic insists that he was encouraged by what he saw from his players.
"We wanted to give the favourites a fight and I'm satisfied with what we did," he told FIFA.com. "I knew our fans would be cheering us on, but we've also had an amazing welcome from the people of Brazil."
The Bosnians are back in action on Saturday when they play Nigeria in Cuiaba.