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Striker Kiril Despodov was released from the national team of Bulgaria before visiting Cyprus (November 16th) and hosting Slovenia (November 19th). The player of CSKA Sofia has an injury that will prevent him from participating in the upcoming two games of the League of Nations tournament, reports Sportal.bg
Burton Albion goalkeeper Dimitar Evtimov could be set for his senior international debut after being called into Bulgaria's squad for their upcoming Nations League fixtures.
Bulgaria are away to Cyprus on November 16 and then host Slovenia three days later, with Evtimov part of the senior squad for the first time.
Turkey defeated Slovenia 86-77 on Sept. 17 in the second round of the 2019 FIBA European qualifier in Ljubljana.
"We cannot stop it, but we can slow it down a little bit," he said at a one-on-one interview at the Bled Strategic Forum on Monday evening.
He admitted that in the new elections for UEFA president will be much easier, as people know him. "You cannot force them to give you support, but it is much easier now when you have the position."
Ljubljana, 6 September - Slovenia opened their campaign in the UEFA Nations League, the new international competition which replaces international friendly matches, by losing to Bulgaria in Ljubljana's Stožice Stadium 1:2 on Thursday, with both goals for the guests scored by the winger Bozhidar Kraev.
Not less than four Romanian tennis players are among the seeded players at the BRD Bucharest Open (WTA) tournament, equipped with total prizes worth 226,750 US dollars, to start on Monday on the BNR Arenas in the Capital City: Mihaela Buzarnescu is 2nd seeded, Irina Begu, last edition's winner, is 3rd seeded, Sorana Cirstea is seed no. 5 and Ana Bogdan is seed no. 6.
National Olympic Committee President Bogdan Gabrovec said that there was no way Slovenia could have pulled off another Sochi, when the team won eight medals, a Slovenian Olympic record.
Gabrovec, as well as retired cross-country skier and Olympic medallist Petra Majdič, believe that high rankings by young athletes at the games were reason for optimism.
Greece will only have to head north for its first campaign in the UEFA Nations League, the new tournament of national teams that offers an alternative path to the Euro 2020 finals.
The Greek team was drawn on Wednesday to face Hungary, Finland and Estonia in a round-robin group of games to take place next fall, from September to November.