Bulgaria Women`s national team finished 1:1 against Cyprus in a friendly game
The Bulgarian Women`s national team finished 1:1 against Cyprus in the second of two friendlies, which was played in Nicosia. Two days earlier Stanislava Tsekova`s players beat the hosts 1:0.
Cyprus took the lead in the first half. During the second part the "Lionesses" could have equalized in the 68th minute, but Silviya Radoyska hit the crossbar from a free kick. Still our team managed to score in the 80th minute, when the captain Radoyska outplayed two defenders and netted the ball with a strong shot from close range. Five minutes later Bulgaria could have won the game, but Velina Koshuleva`s header found the post and the match ended 1:1.
The teachers and students from the local Bulgarian school "Nikola Vaptsarov" as the personnel of Bulgaria`s embassy in Cyprus were at the stands supporting the "Lionesses" during the whole match.
Bulgaria Women`s national team starting line-up: 12. Roksana Shahanska, 17. Nora Dimitrova, 6. Yoana Papazova, 14. Neli Atanasova, 7. Ivet Petkova, 10. Lidiya Nacheva, 2. Nikoleta Boycheva, 8. Silviya Radoyska - C., 9. Kristina Petrunova, 16. Inna Dimova, 11. Velina Koshuleva
Substitutes: 1. Maria Keleva, 22. Nina Georgieva, 13. Kristin Krasteva, 21. Yuliana Aleksandrova, 19. Teya Penkova
Coach: Stanislava Tsekova
Department "Public Relations and Media"