Thousands Welcome Rijeka Home After UEFA Europa League Qualification [VIDEO]
- by croatiaweek
- in Sport
An injury-time goal from Goran Mujanovic helped seal UEFA Europe League group stage qualification last night for Croatian football club HNK Rijeka, when they drew 2-2 with German Bundesliga side VfB Stuttgart in Stuttgart. The draw meant Rijeka went through 4:3 on aggregate, after they won the first leg in Croatia 2:1. How much the victory meant to the city and fans was evident as thousands packed the town at 00:30 this morning to welcome the side back from Germany. Watch some of the celebrations below.