- In 2020, the BH “A” national team was defeated by Northern Ireland in the play-off semi-finals for the European Championship after taking penalties.
In Group 1A of the Nations League, the national team of Bosnia and Herzegovina finished in fourth place with 2 draws and 4 defeats. In front of the BH team, Italy, the Netherlands and Poland finished the competition.
In 2020, our senior team played a friendly match on 12th November at the “Asim Ferhatović-Hase” Stadium in Sarajevo, in which it was defeated by the Iranian national team with 0:2.
- The BH U-21 national team finished the qualifications for EURO 2021 in the third place of Group 9 behind Germany and Belgium, and ahead of Wales and Moldova.
- The BH women’s “A” national team, in the qualifications for the 2021 European Championship, won third place in Group B with 18 points (6 wins and 4 defeats) behind Denmark and Italy, and ahead of Malta, Israel and Georgia.
- Due to the coronavirus pandemic, all UEFA youth qualifiers have been cancelled. The BH U-19 national team played 7 friendly matches in which they achieved 3 victories, 2 draws and 2 defeats.
- The BH U-17 national team, in addition to 4 friendly matches in which it achieved 1 victory and 3 defeats, participated in the “Vlatko Marković” tournament in Osijek, where it took fifth place. In the tournament, BH cadets drew with Romania, while beating their peers from Zambia, Northern Macedonia and Bulgaria.
- The BH U-15 national team played a friendly match in the Ethno Village Stanišići, in which it was defeated by Russia with 0:1.
- Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the BH women’s U-19 national team could not participate in the tournament of the elite round of qualifications for the European Championship, which was cancelled. In 2020, our female juniors played 4 friendly matches where they achieved 2 wins and a draw.
- The BH women’s U-17 national team played 4 friendly matches where they achieved 1 victory, 2 draws and 1 defeat.
- The BH futsal national team won first place in Group A of the preliminary round of qualifications for the 2022 European Championship at the tournament held in Zenica, after three victories against Cyprus (8:4), Gibraltar (9:2) and Switzerland (5:4).
Our best futsal players also played two friendly matches with Slovenia in Laško, in which they won and lost.
- The BH U-19 futsal national team played two friendly matches with their peers from France in the Sports Hall of the Hills Hotel in Ilidža, in which it suffered 2 defeats.
- Due to the coronavirus pandemic, all competitions organized by the FF BH were suspended, the BH Premier League, the Women’s Premier League, the Futsal Premier League, the Youth Premier League (U-19), (U-17) and (U-15), the BH Women’s Premier League (U-17), as well as the BH Cup competitions) for the 2019/20 season, because there were no conditions for the continuation of the competition on the territory of the entire country. The teams that were in the first places on the ranking tables at the time of the interruption of the competition were declared the champions.
- Champion of the BH Premier League in the 2019/20 season is FK Sarajevo, while in the female senior competition the team SFK 2000 Sarajevo won the title. The champion of B&H in futsal is FC Salines from Tuzla.
- In the youth categories, the champions of B&H are the juniors of FK Željezničar, and the cadets and pioneers of FK Sarajevo. The winners of the BiH Women’s U-17 Premier League are the female cadets of SFK 2000 Sarajevo.
- BH representative in the UEFA Champions League, the Sarajevo team, was better than the Welsh champion Connah’s Quay (2:0) in the first qualifying round, while in the second qualifying round they were defeated by Dinamo Brest with 2:1. The “Burgundy” team continued the competition in the UEFA Europa League, where they beat Podgorica’s Budućnost 2:1 in the third qualifying round, but were defeated by Celtic 0:1 in the play-offs.
Zrinjski was more successful in the Europa League in the first qualifying round than Differdange (3:0), in the second than Olimpija (3:2), while in the third qualifying round it was stopped by the Cypriot APOEL (2:2, penalties 2:4).
In the first qualifying round, Borac defeated Sutjeska from Nikšić 1:0, and in the next round they were defeated 0:2 by Rio Ave.
Željezničar ended its European appearance in the first qualifying round of the UEL with an away defeat by Maccabi Haifa (1:3).
- In the UEFA Women’s Champions League, the SFK 2000 Sarajevo team defeated Israeli Ramat Hasharon 4:0 in the first qualifying round, while in the second qualifying round it lost 0:0 by Ukraine Kharkiv.
- FC Salines beat Andorran Encamp 10:3 in the UEFA Futsal Champions League in the preliminary round, and in the 1/16 finals they were defeated 2:5 by the Russian team Ugra Yugorsk.
- In 2020, many grassroots activities were carried out.
A tournament for girls under 15 was held at the FF BH Training Centre in Zenica on 16th January, with the participation of SFK 2000 Sarajevo, Brotnjo, Čelik Doboj, BAAP Sportivo, Radnik, Prijedor, Željezničar, Drina, Libero, Sloboda, Posavina, Iskra, Banja Luka, Čelik Zenica. The first place was won by the team of ŽFK Radnik from Bijeljina, which defeated the peers of ŽFK Drina in the finals with the result 1:0.
Meetings were held in several BH cities with the aim of launching primary schools in football.
A round table on “Integration of Migrants into Society through Football” was held in Bihać on 26th June.
UEFA Grassroots Week in 2020 was marked in our country through 6 events held in 6 different cities of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Girls and boys had fun at festivals organized by the Football Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sokolac, Mostar, Rudo, Zenica, Orašje and Banja Luka.