CSKA Sofia replace Penev with his nephew

CSKA were knocked out in the quarter-finals of the Bulgarian Cup on Wednesday, losing 5-3 on penalties at home to Pirin Blagoevgrad following a 1-1 draw after extra time.

"We have decided to release Dimitar Penev because we want CSKA to win the league title," CSKA's chief executive Ventsislav Zhivkov told a news conference.

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