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Dimitar Iliev grabs Footballer of the Year Award 2020

| updated on 1/20/21 9:26 AM
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The forward of Lokomotiv Plovdiv and the Bulgarian national football team Dimitar Iliev received Footballer of the Year Award in Bulgaria for the second time in a row. The 32-year-old Iliev triumphed with 158 points. Valentin Antov from CSKA-Sofia and Anton Nedyalkov from Ludogorets placed after him.

95 sports journalists from 37 media outlets voted in the 60th edition of the "Footballer of the Year" poll. The Bulgarian Association of Sports Journalists and the Bulgarian Football Union are among the organizers of the poll. Traditionally, the big winner of the competition must give children as many balls as the number of sports journalists who took part in the voting. Evdokiya Popadinova has been recognized as the best in women's football for the fourth consecutive year. The award ceremony continues.