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Former Stars Support Demining Croatia

MinesFormer Croatian internationals from its bronze-medal winning France ’98 side were in the central town on Petrinja yesterday to take part in a charity match “For Croatia without mines’…

PBZ bank, together with the Croatian FA, donated 100,000 kuna (13,000 EUR) to the charity. Today in Croatia, suspected mine areas cover over 632 square kilometers, in 12 counties and 93 cities and municipalities. So far, more than 500 million EUR has been spent clearing mines, with another 3.5 billion kuna needed to fully clear the country of mines. Since 1991 510 people have been killed by mines, and 1,120 seriously injured in Croatia.

PBZ and Davor Šuker with 100,000kn donation

PBZ and Davor Šuker with 100,000kn donation

Thursday’s veterans match featured France ’98 Golden Boot Davor Šuker, Robert Kovač, Igor Cvitanović, Krunoslav Jurčić, Marijan Mrmić, Boris Živković and a number of former internationals. (pic Drago Sopta HNS)

France '98 Golden Boot and current Croatian FA President Davor Šuker

France ’98 Golden Boot and current Croatian FA President Davor Šuker

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