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Penev pens renewed terms with Bulgaria

Published: Friday 1 November 2013, 17.38CET
"We are looking forward to UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying," the Bulgarian Football Union stated after announcing that coach Luboslav Penev has signed a new two-year deal.
Penev pens renewed terms with Bulgaria
Luboslav Penev has been in the Bulgaria job for just over two years ©AFP/Getty Images
 
Published: Friday 1 November 2013, 17.38CET

Penev pens renewed terms with Bulgaria

"We are looking forward to UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying," the Bulgarian Football Union stated after announcing that coach Luboslav Penev has signed a new two-year deal.

Luboslav Penev has agreed a two-year contract extension that will see him guide Bulgaria through qualifying for UEFA EURO 2016.

Penev assumed the helm in October 2011 and his initial terms were due to expire at the end of 2013. "We are delighted to announce the signing of the new deal and we are looking forward to the UEFA EURO 2016 qualifiers," read a Bulgarian Football Union (BFS) statement.

Bulgaria finished fourth in FIFA World Cup qualifying Group B under Penev, who scored 13 goals in 62 internationals for Bulgaria as a player, featuring at EURO '96 and the 1998 World Cup.

Last updated: 20/11/13 13.34CET

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