After a week of drama and speculation, Bulgaria’s men’s volleyball team finally got a new head coach – Naiden Naidenov.
He was one of the deputies of Radostin Stoichev who resigned on June 11 in disagreement with the management of the Bulgarian Volleyball Federation.
Over the weekend Naidenov led the team in Argentina, where on June 17 they beat Germany.
The other contender for the position head coach, Camillo Placi withdrew his bid for health reasons and will keep his current position of deputy coach until the expiration of his contract, said the vicepresident of the Bulgarian Volleyball Federation, Petar Kanev.
Naidenov will lead the team at the Olympic Games. After this a competition for the position will be announced.
Photo: Bulgarian Volleyball Federation