SOFIA - Bulgarian first division clubs will only be allowed to sign a maximum of three non-European Union players next season. The Bulgarian Football Union (BFU) said on Friday it had reduced the number of non-European Union players from five per club to three in order to help home-grown talent. "Our young players have to be encouraged," BFU president Borislav Mihaylov (pictured) told reporters. A record 92 foreigners played in the championship last season, 11 of them helping CSKA Sofia win the title.
8 May 2009
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