Soccer-Bulgaria call up uncapped teenager Kitanov (Reuters)

SOFIA, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Bulgaria named uncapped goalkeeper Georgi Kitanov in their 25-man squad on Thursday for the 2014 World Cup qualifiers away to Italy on Sept. 6 and Malta four days later. Coach Luboslav Penev called up the promising 18-year-old Cherno More Varna keeper following his outstanding performances in the domestic league. Kitanov trained with Dutch side PSV Eindhoven in January but was not offered a contract. Bulgaria, who have failed to reach the World Cup finals since 1998, visit Italy in Palermo on Sept. 6 and take on Malta in Ta' Qali on Sept. 10. ...

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