The U19`s won their last friendly before the Elite Round

8 March 2017 20:26

Bulgaria U19 has won 1:0 in a friendly game against Cyprus U19 in Sofia. 

This was the last test for both teams before their participation in the Elite qualifying round for EURO 2017. Bulgaria will face France, Israel and Bosna and Herzegovina.

Right before the start the Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus in Bulgaria, Mr. Stavros Avgustidis who attended the game, received our national team shirt as a special gift from Technical Director of BFU Pavel Panov and on behalf of President Borislav Mihaylov.

The match has began with a huge chance for Cyprus, but the hosts goalkeeper Daniel Naumov saved right before the goal line.

Until the middle of the first half the game was pretty equal, but Angel Stoykov`s players have increased the ball control in the next minutes till the break. In the next few minutes  Tonislav Jordanov and Georgi Rusev both did not find the target after a good efforts.

In the 35th minute Bulgaria opened the score, after Georgi Rusev sent a brilliant ball to Kaloyan Krastev who has found the back of the net with a  perfect header.

In the second part Bulgaria  continue to be active and created some good chances, but didn’t scored a second goal. At the very last minute Cyprus almost scored but Naumov has made another fantastic save. 

Bulgaria U19: 1. Daniel Naumov Captain, 18. Marian Dimitrov (Assen Chandarov) 5. Peter Genchev (Andrea Christ) 15. Petko Hristov (Vassil Dobrev) 4. Angel Lyaskov 8. Georgi Yanev (Stephen Slavkov) 7. Ivaylo Naydenov 10. Georgi Rusev (Paul Golovodov) 13. Ivan Tilev (Ivaylo Klimentov) 9. Tonislav Yordanov, 16 Kaloyan Krastev (Svetoslav Kovachev);
Head Coach: Angel Stoykov

Cyprus U19: 1. Janis Michael, 2. Sean Ioannou, Costas Pileas 3, 4. Christ Kallis, 5. Panagiotis Artimatas - captain Marios Andreou 6. 8. Mihailis Sharampolu 10. Andreas Neofitou 11. Nicholas Matiu, 17. Sotiris Fiakas, 18. Leonidas Kiryaku

Head Coach: Neophytos Larku
Referee: Nikolay Yordanov

Department "Public Relations and Media"


Bulgaria defeated Saudi Arabia in a friendly in Lisbon

13 November 2017 21:38

Bulgaria skipper Ivelin Popov scored the only goal... more

BFU presented the official webpage of First Professional League

31 October 2017 12:45

The new platform is funded by FIFA under the Football Federation's Digitalization Program - "FIFA Forward Football Development Program"... more

Bulgaria faced his first home defeat in this qualifying campaign

8 October 2017 01:07

On 10-th of October Bulgaria will play Luxembourg... more

Media Accreditations for Bulgaria - France

3 October 2017 22:11

Media representatives will receive their accreditations on Friday 6-th ofOctober from 13:00 to 18:00 hrsat the Vasil Levski Stadium Main entrance.... more

Bulgaria - France: Press conferences and official training sessions

3 October 2017 21:41

Bulgaria will held its training session at Boyana National Football Base... more

1 2 3 4 5 »