The Bulgarian Football Union successfully hosted the FIFA Forward 2.0 seminar at the "Boyana" National Football Center. Representatives of 17 member federations were introduced to the innovations in the FIFA Forward program which will be taking place from the beginning of the new year. During the workshop all guests also witnessed presentations on the practical implementation of the program in Macedonia and Azerbaijan, while the three FIFA experts gave lectures on the achievements and the challenges that have been faced so far.
In his opening speech the president of the BFU Mr. Borislav Mihaylov thanked the governing body of world football for the privilege and underlined the fact that FIFA aims to help the football development of each and every association as well as the progress of the sport as a whole. FIFA's director for Europe Mr. Bjorn Vassallo expressed his positive impressions from the National Football Center and gave the "Boyana" base as a great example for the other member associations to follow.