Football Euphoria in Slovenia

Ljubljana, 18 November - Football is for sure the main topic in Slovenia today after the national football team drew 1:1 in Kiev with Ukraine on Wednesday, thus achieving a historic success by qualifying for the European 2000 Championship on a 3:2 aggregate. Celebrations in fact began last night when the football team were greeted by a crowd of 3,000 football fans at Brnik airport, which continued today in front of the Ljubljana Town Hall, where 5,000 enthusiasts celebrated the victory. At the presidential palace the team were received by President of Slovenia Milan Kucan, who congratulated them personally upon the success.

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