Hibs midfielder Alex Gogic followed in his father’s footsteps on Wednesday night after making his debut for Cyprus.

Siniša Gogić won 37 caps for his country in a long and distinguished career.

Alex Gogic of HibernianHibernian Player warm up for the new season at Hibernian Training centrePHOTO Alan Rennie

The 26-year-old midfielder started the match for Johan Walem’s side in a home friendly against the Czech Republic.

He had previously been selected for the squad but missed out after a false positive test for coronavirus.

Tomáš Holeš opened the scoring for the Czech’s in the 13th minute., then in the 32nd minute Loizou levelled the score after a Tomáš Koubek and Filip Novák misunderstanding.

Vladimír Darida gave the visitor’s the lead from the penalty spoty two-minutes before the break.

The 26-year-old was  replaced at half time by  Charalambos “Charis” Kyriakou.

After the final whistle Gogic tweeted : “Grateful to have made my debut for @Cyprus.”