Bulgaria midfielder Todor Nedelev underwent surgery for a brain injury following a serious road accident involving his national team in the capital of Georgia, the country’s football federation said on Saturday.

The Bulgarian squad, in Tbilisi to face Georgia in a Nations League game on Sunday, were travelling to their hotel in two buses when the accident happened.

The federation said the 29-year-old had suffered a “craniocerebral injury” and would remain under observation by local medical teams and the Bulgarian team doctor.

It said all the other Bulgaria players and staff were fine.

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