Croatia

Southgate's perfect Euro 2020 start gives England momentum

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 - 10:43 GMT

For the first time at a European Championship, England are off to a winning start as Southgate's bold selection paid off in a 1-0 win against Croatia on Sunday.

Egyptian, Croatian FMs discuss economic ties, Ethiopian Dam

Mon, 26 Apr 2021 - 03:09 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received a phone call from Croatian counterpart Gordan Grlic-Radman Monday.

Defending champions target a quarter-final spot against Japan

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 - 12:19 GMT

Denmark can secure a quarter-final spot on Saturday when they face the fifth-placed, Japan.

Croatia coach praises Egypt for hosting the most important championship in the handball history

Sat, 16 Jan 2021 - 03:01 GMT

Červar said that this edition is the most important championship in the game's history.

Mbappe strike gives France 2-1 win in Croatia

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 - 11:06 GMT

France stretched their unbeaten run against Croatia to eight games after a late goal by Kylian Mbappe gave the world champions a 2-1 win.

Amb: Croatia supports Egypt in its fight against coronavirus

Tue, 24 Mar 2020 - 09:02 GMT

Croatia has confirmed its full support for Egypt in its fight against coronavirus, said Croatian Ambassador in Egypt Tomislav Bosnjak on Tuesday.

Tunisia stun Croatia 2-1 ahead of African Nations Cup

Wed, 12 Jun 2019 - 11:53 GMT

The Tunisians dominated against an understrength Croatia whose coach Zlatko Dalic fielded several debutants in an unfamiliar 3-5-2 formation.

Nadal's Spain to face champions Croatia in Davis Cup finals

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 - 06:13 GMT

Rafael Nadal's Spain will host defending champions Croatia in the Davis Cup finals with the 17-time major winner set to be the only member of the sport's big four taking part in the controversially rebooted tournament.

Modric beats Djokovic to win Balkan athlete of year

Thu, 27 Dec 2018 - 02:02 GMT

Luka Modric was named Balkan Athlete of the Year on Thursday, becoming only the second soccer player to scoop the prize after Bulgaria's former European Footballer of the Year Hristo Stoichkov in 1994.

Croats dance as Davis Cup victors come home

Tue, 27 Nov 2018 - 10:00 GMT

Top-ranked Marin Cilic and other players boarded a special bus straight from the airport, drove into the heart of the capital.

Jedvaj double gives Croatia dramatic 3-2 win over Spain

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 - 02:44 GMT

Croatia kept alive their hopes of reaching the Nations League finals after a stoppage-time winner by left back Tin Jedvaj gave them a 3-2 win over Spain in an electrifying Group 4 clash on Thursday.

Croatia on course for Schengen zone entry in 2020 - government official

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 09:13 GMT

Croatia expects to meet the technical criteria for the border-free European Union’s Schengen zone by year-end and hopes to join it by 2020, a senior Interior Ministry official said on Tuesday.

Croatia hold wasteful England in empty stadium

Sat, 13 Oct 2018 - 12:23 GMT

England wasted several gilt-edged chances as they were held to a 0-0 draw away to World Cup runners-up Croatia in a Nations League top-tier Group 4 clash behind closed doors on Friday.

France top new-style FIFA rankings, Germany slump to 15th

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 11:56 GMT

World champions France predictably shot to the top of the FIFA rankings published on Thursday while previous leaders Germany slumped to 15th after their humiliating first round exit in Russia.

Mandžukić announces international retirement

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 - 06:40 GMT

Mario, who is the second highest goal scorer ever for Croatia, started his career with the national team when he was 21.

Liverpool's Lovren out for up to three weeks with pelvic injury

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 - 11:41 GMT

Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren will be out of action for up to three weeks, having aggravated a pelvic issue during the World Cup, manager Juergen Klopp said.

Modric blames Griezmann's penalty for World Cup loss

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 - 01:00 GMT

Croatia's captain led his team to their first World Cup final surpassing the Croatian achievement in the1998 World Cup when they finished third.

Croatia fly flag for the little guys

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 10:30 GMT

With a population of just over four million, Croatia punched considerably above their weight to reach the final, going down gallantly at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium.

Crowds pack Champs Elysees as French World Cup winners return home

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 05:25 GMT

France overcame a determined Croatia team to win 4-2 in Sunday's final.

World champion teenager Mbappe is game's new global star

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 02:01 GMT

Mbappe confirmed his status as the new star of international football with a superb goal and impressive display in France's World Cup final triumph over Croatia.

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