Bulgaria outclassed Germany 3-0 in the men’s quarter-finals
at Earls Court on Wednesday, prompting wild celebrations among
fans at home.
Their success was not anticipated after the Bulgarian camp
was plunged into turmoil in the lead up to the London Games when
the coach and two leading players quit less than two months
before the start of the competition.
“Fantastic! I can’t find words to describe how I feel. If we
continue to play like this, we’ll win the gold,” said delighted
fan Ivo Dimitrov, who was already turning his attention to
Bulgaria’s next game – a clash with three-times Olympic