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Vieira-Vava granted citizenship

PFC Belasitsa's Brazilian striker Marcelo Vieira-Vava has been granted Bulgarian citizenship.

PFC Belasitsa's Brazilian-born striker Marcelo Vieira-Vava was granted Bulgarian citizenship today.

Extra recruit
This move allows the relegation-threatened club to recruit a new overseas player into their squad as they bid to avoid the drop from the Bulgarian Professional League.

12th spot
Belasitsa currently occupy the relegation play-off spot on 23 points from 25 games played as the A PFG prepares to split into championship and relegation groups this weekend. Belasitsa are one point from FC Marek and safety.