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BUL M: Bulgarian PM wants sacked national volleyball coach hired back

by WoV
source: novinite.com

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has demanded that national male volleyball team coach Radostin Stoychev be reinstated.


Radostin Stoychev

Stoychev was controversially dismissed Sunday, a day after the heavy favorites for the 2012 Olympic Games-European Qualification Tournament were defeated by Germany in the second semifinal.

Several thousand Bulgarian volleyball fans signed an online petition against the Bulgarian Volleyball Federation, stating that stating that Stoychev‘s dismissal was humiliating and that the move would deal a serious blow to the team’s efforts to qualify for the Olympic Games.

Star Matey Kaziyski said he would quit the team, as the federation did not take into consideration his views of Stoychev‘s potential dismissal. Several of his teammates also protested the decision.

Borisov met with Stoychev and Sports Minister Svilen Neykov on Wednesday.

The Prime Minister ordered (me) to ask the federation to keep Radostin Stoychev as coach until the Olympic Games,Neykov said after the meeting.

However, Stoychev has commented that his comeback would be unlikely.

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