The Bulgarian national team head coach Georgi Dermendzhiev announced the names of the players called up for the friendly match against Belarus on February 26th.
The team list is as follows:
Goalkeepers: Georgi Georgiev (Slavia), Martin Lukov (Lokomotiv Plovdiv), Daniel Naumov (CSKA 1948);
Defenders: Petar Zanev (CSKA-Sofia), Ivan Turitsov (CSKA-Sofia), Ivan Goranov (Levski), Viktor Popov (Cherno more), Andrea Hristov (Slavia), Angel Lyaskov (Botev Vratsa), Stefan Velkov (RKC Waalwijk);
Midfielders and attackers: Georgi Milanov (Fehervar FC), Kristiyan Malinov (CSKA-Sofia), Valentin Antov (CSKA-Sofia), Todor Nedelev (Botev Plovdiv), Aleksandar Tonev (Botev Plovdiv), Dimitar Iliev (Lokomotiv Plovdiv), Stanislav Ivanov (Levski), Galin Ivanov (Slavia), Spas Delev (Arda), Svetoslav Kovachev (Arda), Aleksandar Tsvetkov (Beroe), Martin Minchev (Cherno more), Ismail Isa (Cherno more).
The Bulgaria squad will start its pre-game training camp on Monday, February 24th, and head coach Dermendzhiev will hold his press conference on February 25th at 15:30 at the "Boyana" National Football Center. The official MD-1 training will start at 16:00 and will be open to the media in the first 15 minutes.
The Bulgarian Football Union and the Bulgarian coaching staff would like to underline their gratitude for all clubs who released their players for the unofficial friendly - an act which shows the overall support for the national side prior to the important EURO 2020 semi-final playoff against Hungary on March 26th.