Slovakia are a European football nation who were formed in 1993 as an independent nation following the dissolution of Czechoslovakia. During 1939-45 , the nation was represented by the Slovak Republic. However, following the conclusion of World War Two, the national football team was consumed into Czechoslovakia. Throughout this near fifty year period, Slovakia provided several key players to the team's success including the majority of the team that won the 1976 European Championships.
Slovakia's first official match as a solo country was a 1-0 victory over the UAE in 1994. Since then, their biggest defeat was a 6-0 loss to Argentina whilst their biggest victory is 7-0 which has occurred twice against San Marino and once against Liechtenstein. Throughout qualifying, Slovakia have often been a team that have finished in third and fourth place narrowly missing out on reaching major tournaments.
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Nevertheless, in 2010, Slovakia qualified for the first major tournament after finishing top of their World Cup qualifying group including teams such as Slovenia, Czech Republic, Poland and Northern Ireland. They will face Italy, Paraguay and New Zealand in the group stages at the tournament. Soon after, Slovakia will be back in action and trying to qualify for their first ever European Championships in 2012.
They have been paired against Russia, Republic of Ireland, Macedonia, Armenia and Andorra for the upcoming qualification campaign.