The Republic of Ireland learned this morning that they have been drawn against Bosnia-Herzegovina in the Euro 2016 qualifying playoffs.
Martin O’Neill will probably be content, having avoided Ukraine and Sweden, but must be wary that Bosnia are a handy side themselves.
Former Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko and Haris Medunjanin, seen here scoring a pearler against Cyprus, are their main danger men.
Medunjanin’s bagged twice in Nicosia earlier this week as the Bosnians clinched third place in Group B with a come-from-behind 3-2 victory.
Ireland were denied a top-two finish in Group D and automatic qualification by a 2-1 defeat to Robert Lewandowski-inspired Poland on Sunday.
The Republic will be away from home in the first leg, which will be played between November 12-14 with the return legs between November 15-17.
In the other play-off matches for next summer’s Finals, Ukraine face Slovenia, Norway take on Hungary and Sweden clash with Scandinavian rivals Denmark.
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