Friday, 14 May 2021
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Playing only for honour and for the people

Bulgarians hope that they will triuph against Cuba
 Only the honour stays as a trophey for Bulgaria's nex World League 2009 performances. Losing to Japan at home and away killed all the chances for going to the finals. Thus Silvano Prandi's boys have only one goal - to present a spectacle for the crowd and defend the honour of one of the top teams in Woilrd volleyball.
Cuba is a rival that always has excited the appetite for high class presentation in Bulgarian players. The matches will have more than that side though.  Bulgaria is anxiously trying to find the light at the end of the tunnel. The team is not playing well and is still searching for its new face. As Prandi said - the breakthrough might happen in any match with great opponent. One step towards was the victory over Russia in Khabarovsk but it was not enough.
Almost all the players are in the lines. Exception is the captain Plamen Konstantinov. The wing attacker is a main figure in reception and still noone can replace him. He is injured and probably will not be ready to get in the battle with Cuba, but he will be listed in the team. While his teammates were away in Russia and Japan, Konstantinov missed the chance to become a Member of Nationa Parliament on the elections. He will be not the only change in the team for the Cuba adventure. All hopes pointing every change is for good. Another reason for all the Bulgarians to be "ready and willing is the highest guest they will have this weekend in Varna. FIVB president Jizhong Wei is going to be in the tribunes in Varna. The President of the country Georgi Parvanov and many more official guests will cheer for Bulgaria hoping they will present their best.

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