Slovenia achieved a historic victory in a fiery atmosphere in Stožice by defeating Kazakhstan 2-1 and securing direct qualification to the European Championship after 24 years. The Slovenian football team’s success was enthusiastically celebrated by the media.
The game was not without its tense moments, as mistakes became rare in the second half and the Kazakh team sensed their chance. However, in the 72nd minute, Benjamin Verbič scored the winning goal, breaking through from the left side towards the goal and creating excitement with a well-placed shot into the small net.
In the center of Ljubljana, the Slovenian footballers were given a magnificent welcome, marking their return to a major competition after 2010 and their qualification for the European Championship after 23 years.
The achievement was recognized by media from the region, with reports in publications such as Sport.ba, Blic, and Informer highlighting Slovenia’s impressive performance in securing a place in the European Championship.
Overall, Slovenia’s victory against Kazakhstan and their qualification for the European Championship has been widely celebrated and praised in the media, marking a significant accomplishment for the Slovenian football team.