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Thousands of football fans from all over the country expressed their displeasure against the leadership of the Bulgarian Football Union (BFS) at an organized protest in Sofia. It started at 5 p.m. in the area around the Vasil Levski National Stadium.
The European qualification between Bulgaria and Hungary starts at the facility at 7 p.m.
The protest was attended by fans of “Levski”, CSKA, “Botev” (Plovdiv), “Lokomotiv” (Plovdiv) and others.
With shouts of “Resignation” and obscene chants at the president of the BFS Borislav Mihailov and his deputy Yordan Lechkov after 5.25 p.m., a large group of “Levski” fans positioned themselves in front of sector A of the National Stadium.
CSKA’s Zapaliankovites are based around “Orlov Most” and Lake Ariana, where there is an additional presence of police and gendarmerie.
Fans’ discontent has been fueled in recent weeks by the management of BFS and the national team’s losing streak, which has led to a wave of chants of “Resign” in football stadiums in Bulgaria during Premier League matches in the 18th minute. , symbolizing the 18 years in which Borislav Mihailov managed the BFS.
Later, the disapproval gained an even greater scale, after the hosting of the match with Hungary was moved Sofia – Plovdiv – Kardzhali and back to Sofia precisely to avoid the protest against BFS.
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