- The BH “A” national team played 8 matches in 2022, 6 of which were within the UEFA Nations League, and 2 friendly matches. The Dragons recorded 4 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses in those matches.
In group 3 of the UEFA B Nations League, the national team of Bosnia and Herzegovina took 1st place with 11 points, ahead of Finland, which won 8, and Montenegro and Romania, which finished the competition with 7 points each. In this way, the BH national team achieved qualification for League A.
- The BH U-21 national team finished the qualification for EURO 2023 in 4th place in Group F, behind Italy, the Republic of Ireland and Sweden, and ahead of Montenegro and Luxembourg.
In 2022, the young national team played 5 friendly matches in which they won two and lost three.
- The BH women’s “A” national team finished the qualification for the 2023 World Cup in 2nd place in Group E behind Denmark, and ahead of Montenegro, Malta, and Azerbaijan, while the Russian national team was disqualified from the competition. The She-Dragons made it to the play-offs, where they were eliminated at the first hurdle by Wales, who won 1:0 at home after extra time.
- The BH U-19 national team players finished in second place in the elite qualifying round for EURO 2022 in Group 2 with 6 points, which was also won by first-placed France and third-placed Czech Republic. In the group there was also the national team of Sweden, which finished the qualification without points. The She-Dragons were minutes away from qualifying for the European Championship, because, after the victories over the Czech Republic and Sweden, they had a 1:0 advantage against France in the third round until the very end, but in the end, they conceded two goals and the Gaelic Roosters qualified for the big competition.
In the autumn, in the first round of qualification for EURO 2023, the BH juniors were not successful. They finished in last place in Group 5 behind Poland, Estonia, and Italy, thus missing out on a qualification for the elite round.
- The BH U-17 national team finished the elite qualifying round for EURO 2022 in third place in Group 4, behind Spain and Belgium, and ahead of Estonia.
In the first round of qualification for EURO 2023, our cadets hosted the Group 2 qualifying tournament and finished in second place with 7 points, which was the number of points won by the first-placed Ukraine, which was enough for another qualification for the elite round. The group also included the national teams of Azerbaijan and Liechtenstein.
- The BH U-15 national team won second place at the “Josip Katalinski-Škija” memorial tournament, which was held in Sarajevo, because in the final match it was defeated on penalties by the team of Sarajevo and East Sarajevo.
At the “Vlatko Marković” tournament in Croatia, the BH pioneers beat North Macedonia and Bulgaria in the group, while they drew with Wales. In the final match, the home team was better than Bosnia and Herzegovina, winning 2:0 in Varaždin.
At the UEFA development tournament in Sarajevo, the BH U-15 national team also won second place behind Poland, and ahead of Hungary and Andorra.
In addition to participating in tournaments, our pioneers also played 4 friendly matches in which they won one and lost three.
- The BH women’s U-19 national team finished in the last place behind Italy, Hungary, and Switzerland in Group 5 of the qualifying League A for EURO 2022.
In October, in the qualifiers for EURO 2023 in Group 4 of League B, the BH female juniors won first place ahead of Moldova and Estonia, and again achieved a qualification for League A.
- In May, the BH women’s U-17 national team participated in the European Championship as the host, where they finished fourth in group A behind Germany, the Netherlands and Denmark. The winner of the group, the German team became the European champion in the end, defeating Spain in the final after a better penalty shootout.
In the qualifications for EURO 2023, the BH female cadets finished last in Group 1 of League A behind the Czech Republic, Norway, and Hungary.
- In January, the BH futsal national team made its historic first appearance at the European Championship. After losing in the first round with a score of 5:1 against the favoured Spain, the Futsal Dragons were defeated by Georgia (1:2) and Azerbaijan (2:4) in the more uncertain matches of the second and third rounds, and ended the competition in the group stage.
The futsal national team also started qualification for the 2024 World Cup, and after losing by Armenia and the Czech Republic, finished the year in 3rd place in Group 3.
- The BH U-19 futsal national team finished the qualification for EURO 2022 in second place in Group 4 with 6 points, as many as first-placed Poland and third-placed Finland won, while the last in the group was the national team of Kazakhstan with no points.
- The women’s futsal national team won second place in group C of the preliminary qualifying round, behind Slovenia and ahead of Lithuania and Kazakhstan. In this way, the Futsal She-Dragons made it to the main qualifying round, among the 16 best European national teams, where they were again second behind Hungary, and ahead of Slovakia and the Czech Republic.
- The champion of the BH Premier League in the 2021/22 season is HŠK Zrinjski, while in the senior women’s competition the title was won by the SFK 2000 Sarajevo team. The champion of Bosnia and Herzegovina in futsal is Mostar Stari Grad.
- The winner of the Cup of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the men’s competition is FK Velež, and SFK 2000 Sarajevo in the women’s competition. The BH Futsal Cup was won by Mostar Stari Grad. The Youth Cup was won by the U-19 team of FK Sarajevo.
- In the youth categories, the champions of B&H are the juniors of FK Borac, the cadets of FK Sarajevo and the pioneers of HŠK Zrinjski. The winners of the BH Premier U-17 League for women are the cadets of ŽFK Radnik Bumerang.
- The BH representative in the UEFA Champions League, HŠK Zrinjski was stopped by Moldovan Sheriff in the first qualifying round, and continued the competition in the UEFA Conference League, where they eliminated Albanian Tirana in the second qualifying round, and Kazakhstan’s Tobol in the second. “Nobles” ended their European appearance in the play-off, where they were eliminated by Slovan Bratislava after penalty kicks.
In the UEFA Conference League, Velež and Tuzla City were stopped in the second qualifying round by Hamrun and AZ Alkmaar, respectively. Borac ended the competition in the first qualifying round with a penalty shootout loss by the B36 team.
- In the UEFA Women’s Champions League, SFK 2000 Sarajevo defeated Birkirkara convincingly 4:0 in the semi-final match of qualifying Group 7, and then beat Olimpia Cluj 2:1 in the final. In the second round, the BH champions were stopped by Zürich.
- Mostar SG finished behind Loznica and ahead of Örebro and Araz in the UEFA Futsal Champions League in Group 5 of the main round.
- In 2022, UEFA Grassroots Week was marked by events in Sarajevo, Banja Luka, Mostar and Bijeljina.
The Bosnia and Herzegovina Football Federation was awarded for its contribution to the Special Olympics. At the football summit of the European Special Olympics held in Budapest in November, our Federation was awarded as the leader of inclusion in European football, along with Belgium, Romania and Moldova.