Bulgaria face Switzerland next week in a friendly match and Stoilov has immediately recalled five of his former international players that Markov had chosen to ignore, at his peril. Also called up for the match is Dimitar Berbatov but that goes without saying I guess.
Back in are central defenders Elin Topuzakov and Iliyan Stoyanov and left back Ivaylo Petkov. He also recalled midfielder Dimitar Telkiyski the youngster up front Valeri Domovchiyski.
Bulgaria are so far third in European qualifying Group Eight having drawn all their games so far and trail leaders Italy by seven points.
Goalkeepers: Georgi Petkov (Levski Sofia), Dimitar Ivankov (Bursaspor).
Defenders: Zhivko Milanov (Levski Sofia), Yordan Todorov (CSKA Sofia), Kiril Kotev (CSKA Sofia), Stanislav Manolev (Litex Lovech), Ivaylo Petkov (Litex Lovech), Elin Topuzakov (Apoel Tel Aviv), Iliyan Stoyanov (Sanfreche).
Midfielders: Stilian Petrov (Aston Villa), Stanislav Angelov (Energie Cottbus), Velizar Dimitrov (Metalurg Donetsk), Blagoy Georgiev (Terek Groznyi), Dimitar Telkiyski (Apoel Tel Aviv).
Strikers: Dimitar Berbatov (Manchester United), Dimitar Rangelov (Energie Cottbus), Valeri Domovchiyski (Hertha Berlin), Ivelin Popov (Litex Lovech).....Back To Home Page...