Player of the Year 2019 Dimitar Iliev is going to fulfill his responsibility to the Bulgarian Association of Sports Journalists by donating footballs to children from the LP FC academy. The act will take place on Monday (June 1st) 15:00h at Lauta. Iliev also spent his youth years at Lokomotiv academy.
Due to the epidemic state the event attendance will be limited. Media representatives must comply to safety measures order released by the authorities (including wearing of face masks).
Since 2015 (at the 55th edition of the event), the Bulgarian Association of the Sports Journalists appeals to all No.1 winners to personally encourage young football talent. “Let the winner donate as many footballs to academies of his choice, as the number of votes he received” - is the suggestion of the Association.
This year, 112 sports journalists took their right to vote at the 59th edition “Player of the Year”. The event is annually organized by “Daks media”, the Bulgarian association of sports journalist and the Bulgarian Football Union.