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Litex forward injured in car accident

Published: Sunday 29 September 2002, 19.12CET
PFC Litex Lovech striker Desislav Roussev has broken his hand after being involved in a car accident.
 
 
Published: Sunday 29 September 2002, 19.12CET

Litex forward injured in car accident

PFC Litex Lovech striker Desislav Roussev has broken his hand after being involved in a car accident.

PFC Litex Lovech striker Desislav Roussev was involved in a car accident on Friday night, just hours after scoring twice in their 2-0 away Bulgarian Professional League win against Botev Plovdiv.

Broken hand
Roussev, 23, broke his hand in the accident, and will undergo surgery on Sunday, with no date yet set for his return. The accident occurred while Roussev was being driven back to his hometown Pleven by his father, who was unharmed when the car hit railings on the side of the road.

New-look forward line
Litex executive director Angel Bonchev said: "Unfortunately, Roussev will be out of action in our UEFA Cup match against Panathinaikos [FC] on Thursday." Panathinaikos currently lead the tie 1-0 and Litex are likely to combine Claudio Graf and 17-year-old Anatoli Todorov up front up front with top scorer Roussev and Hristo Yovov injured, and Anderson Gomes having left the club sice the home first-leg loss to the Greek side.

 
Last updated: 29/09/02 23.15CET

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