Bulgaria brings in non-EU players cap

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.