Despite the excitement of making their debut appearance in a major tournament, Bosnia-Herzegovina will be disappointed with the fact that they are out of the World Cup after the group stage.
A solid performance against Argentina in the opener raised hopes back home, where the country went into a state of euphoria, but they hit rock bottom after losing to Nigeria 1-0 on Saturday.
So, what does the future hold for Bosnia-Herzegovina? Was this team just a passerby on the big stage, or will we see more of them in the future?
With young players like Asmir Begovic, Miralem Pjanic, Muhamed Besic—who were basically their best at this World Cup—they have something to hope for. But, to take a step forward, the Bosnians will have to change a few things.
Here are five things we think they have to change if they want to improve in the future.