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Bosnia Star: Argentina Will Be Stopped

–Hajrovic down plays Group F opponent’s threat

Izet HajrovicBosnia-Herzegovina winger Izet Hajrovic has downplayed the threat posed by FIFA World Cup Group F rivals Argentina.

Alejandro Sabella’s Argentina arrive in the tournament among the favourites to go all the way, but some in the Bosnia camp fancy their chances against the South Americans.

The two sides get Group F under way on Sunday as they go head-to-head in Rio de Janeiro, with Lionel Messi and his team-mates hoping to appease their expectant supporters with a perfect start.

Hajrovic, however, is confident that Bosnia’s preparations for the tournament puts them in good stead and he even suggested that Safet Susic’s men are in better shape than Argentina.

“Physically we are effectively ready for the first match in the World Cup,” the Galatasaray midfielder told 24sata.info.

“We played great in the preparatory matches against the Ivory Coast and Mexico, so we expect to be in Sunday’s encounter with Argentina.

“We’re doing well and I believe we are at (the level of), and maybe even better than Argentina.”

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