December 3, 2012
Report: Tandir signs with Sochaux, to play for Bosnia junior national team
Red Bull Academy product Ismar Tandir has signed with Sochaux in France and has been called up the Bosnia junior national team, according to website Reprezentacija.ba.
Bosnia will face Montenegro in international friendlies on Tuesday and Thursday.
"The team has been my great desire," Tandir told the website. "I fantasized about. I got a chance and to me to be the best worthy of the trust of coach Tony Karacic and Mr. Denijala Piric who are most deserving to have been invited to the national team."
Tandir recently trained with the Red Bulls' first team, which included captain and striker Thierry Henry and midfielder Tim Cahill.
"It was a nice experience for me," Tandir told the website. "A special impression on me was Henry. Remarkable man, a great player. ... He advised me. When I told him I am from Bosnia, said he knows a lot of players from our area."