Football: Slovenia kicking off 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Lithuania

Vilnius, 4 September - Slovenia will take on Lithuania in Vilnius on Sunday in their first qualifier for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Slovenian coach Srečko Katanec wants the Slovenian team, ranked 59th in the world, to secure a win against the lower-seeded Lithuania, to kick off the new qualifying cycle "better than the last one".

The Slovenian national men's football team
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

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