UEFA have approved the launch of a Nations League from 2018, with the new tournament to be played every second year.
Aston Villa's Libor Kozak is hugely frustrated that he will now miss the rest of the season after breaking his leg.
Pavel Vrba will leave Champions League participants Viktoria Plzen next month to become the new Czech Republic coach.
Borek Dockal's second-half goal for Czech Republic helped them beat Bulgaria 1-0 in World Cup qualifying.
Czech Republic will battle three sides for one World Cup qualifying play-off place after beating Malta 4-1 in Group B.
Italy came from behind to beat the Czech Republic 2-1 in Turin and qualify for the World Cup finals.
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