President of the Republic of Srpska extends a telegram of condolences on the death of Ilija Petković
27/06/2020

On the occasion of the death of Ilija Petković, the President of the Republic of Srpska Željka Cvijanović extended a telegram of condolences to the Petković family, the Football Association of Serbia and the Football Association of Belgrade.

“With great sadness and regret, I have received the news on the death of the legendary football player and Serbian football expert Ilija Petković.

Ilija Petković will be remembered as a great player, coach and selector, who left an indelible mark, not only in Serbian, but also in the European and world football.

On behalf of the citizens of the Republic of Srpska and on my own behalf, I express my deepest condolences to you”, reads the telegram by the President of the Republic of Srpska.