2002–03 Bulgarian Cup

The 2002–03 Bulgarian Cup was the 63rd season of the Bulgarian Cup.[1] Levski Sofia won the competition, beating Litex Lovech 2–1 in the final at the Vasil Levski National Stadium in Sofia.[2]

2002–03 Bulgarian Cup
Country Bulgaria
ChampionsLevski Sofia
Runners-upLitex Lovech
Top goal scorer(s)Boyko Velichkov
(Lokomotiv Sofia)
7 goals

First RoundEdit

In this round entered winners from the preliminary rounds together with the teams of B Group.

9 October 2002
Team 1 Score Team 2
Sliven 2000 (III) 1–0 Belite orli Pleven (II)
Slanchev Bryag Nesebar (III) 5–0 Spartak Pleven (II)
FC Beroe (IV) 0–8 Rodopa Smolyan (II)
Botev Boboshevo (III) 3–1 Botev Vratsa (II)
Hebar Pazardzhik (III) 3–3 (aet)
(7–5 p)
Conegliano German (II)
Kameno (III) 2–0 Beroe Stara Zagora (II)
Chernomorets Balchik (III) 2–1 Olimpik Teteven (II)
Shumen (III) 0–2 Pirin Blagoevgrad (II)
Vihar-Vladislav (III) 1–0 Dunav Ruse (II)
Lokomotiv Dryanovo (III) 2–5 Svetkavitsa Targovishte (II)
Minyor Pernik (III) 0–1 Makedonska Slava (II)
Etar 1924 (III) 0–0 (aet)
(3–5 p)
Sokol Markovo (II)
Botev Ihtiman (III) 3–5 Belasitsa Petrich (II)
Haskovo (III) 0–1 Vidima-Rakovski (II)
Levski Glavinitsa (III) 1–2 Yantra Gabrovo (II)
Lokomotiv Mezdra (III) 2–1 (aet) Akademik Svishtov (II)

Second RoundEdit

In this round entered winners from the First Round together with the teams of A Group.

First LegsEdit

29 October 2002 (2002-10-29) Chernomorets Balchik (III)0−1Marek DupnitsaBalchik
14:00 EEST Bibishkov   68' Stadium: Balchik
30 October 2002 (2002-10-30) Belasitsa Petrich (II)2−3CSKA SofiaPetrich
14:00 EEST Radojičić   56'
Salis   85'
Deyanov   38'
Šakiri   61'
Zlatkov   73'
Stadium: Tsar Samuil
30 October 2002 (2002-10-30) Vihar-Vladislav (III)0−5Litex LovechValchi Dol
14:00 EEST Kakalov   6'
A. Todorov   42'44'68'
Palankov   70'
Stadium: Valchi Dol
30 October 2002 (2002-10-30) Botev Plovdiv2−3Makedonska Slava (II)Plovdiv
14:00 EEST Zaychev   25'
Milenov   74'
Paparkov   38' (pen.)
Maksimov   55'90'
Stadium: Hristo Botev
30 October 2002 (2002-10-30) Yantra Gabrovo (II)1−2Lokomotiv PlovdivGabrovo
14:00 EEST Panayotov   15' P. Kolev   45'
Kamburov   55'
Stadium: Hristo Botev

Second LegsEdit

16 November 2002 (2002-11-16) Marek Dupnitsa6−0
(7−0 agg.)
Chernomorets Balchik (III)Dupnitsa
14:00 EEST Stadium: Bonchuk
16 November 2002 (2002-11-16) CSKA Sofia3−2
(6−4 agg.)
Belasitsa Petrich (II)Sofia
14:00 EEST Agnaldo   10'
V. Dimitrov   19'
Gargorov   58' (pen.)
Junivan   52'71' Stadium: Balgarska Armiya
16 November 2002 (2002-11-16) Litex Lovech2−0
(7−0 agg.)
Vihar-Vladislav (III)Lovech
14:00 EEST A. Todorov   24'63' Stadium: Gradski
16 November 2002 (2002-11-16) Makedonska Slava (II)0−0
(3−2 agg.)
Botev PlovdivSimitli
14:00 EEST Stadium: Struma
16 November 2002 (2002-11-16) Lokomotiv Plovdiv3−0
(5−1 agg.)
Yantra Gabrovo (II)Plovdiv
14:00 EEST Orlovski   39'
Atanasov   50'
M. Zafirov   84'
Stadium: Lokomotiv

Third RoundEdit

First LegsEdit

30 November 2002 (2002-11-30) Cherno More Varna0−1Litex LovechVarna
14:00 EEST D. Rusev   53' Stadium: Ticha
30 November 2002 (2002-11-30) Marek Dupnitsa4−0Dobrudzha DobrichDupnitsa
13:30 EEST Lyubenov   56'
Bibishkov   61'71'
Koemdzhiev   88'
Stadium: Bonchuk
30 November 2002 (2002-11-30) Vidima-Rakovski (II)2−0Chernomorets BurgasSevlievo
13:30 EEST Redovski   1'
Yankov   76'
Stadium: Rakovski
30 November 2002 (2002-11-30) Lokomotiv Plovdiv6−0Spartak Sofia (III)Plovdiv
13:30 EEST Paskov   31'
Kamburov   37'
Jayeoba   46'50'
G. Stoyanov   58'83'
Stadium: Lokomotiv
30 November 2002 (2002-11-30) Slavia Sofia4−0Lokomotiv SofiaSofia
13:30 EEST Rangelov   21'
Kushev   70'83'
Ivanović   78'
Stadium: Slavia
30 November 2002 (2002-11-30) Spartak Varna0−0Levski SofiaVarna
13:30 EEST Krumov  
V. Stanchev  
Krizmanić  
Karakanov     17'
Mihaylov     39'
report Genchev  
Chilikov  
Stadium: Spartak
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: Hristo Ristoskov (Sandanski)
30 November 2002 (2002-11-30) Rilski Sportist2−1CSKA SofiaSamokov
13:30 EEST Kirov   26' (pen.)
Gemedzhiev   54'
Adzhov   78'
report Yanchev   39'
Yanchev   78'
Stadium: Iskar
30 November 2002 (2002-11-30) Makedonska Slava (II)3−0Botev Boboshevo (III)Simitli
13:30 EEST Stoimenov   45+1'
Borislavov   66'
Mihaylov   85' (o.g.)
Stadium: Struma

Second LegsEdit

6 December 2002 (2002-12-06) Litex Lovech2−0
(3−0 agg.)
Cherno More VarnaLovech
13:30 EEST Bornosuzov   45'
D. Rusev   47'
Stadium: Gradski
Attendance: 300
7 December 2002 (2002-12-07) Dobrudzha Dobrich2−2
(2−6 agg.)
Marek DupnitsaDobrich
13:30 EEST K. Todorov   28'
Krastev   45' (pen.)
M. Todorov   18'
Stoykov   74'
Stadium: Druzhba
Attendance: 50
7 December 2002 (2002-12-07) Chernomorets Burgas3−0 (a.e.t.)
(3−2 agg.)
Vidima-Rakovski (II)Burgas
13:30 EEST Ivanikov   6'90'
P. Kolev   94'
Stadium: Chernomorets
Attendance: 1,000
7 December 2002 (2002-12-07) Spartak Sofia (III)3−0
(3−6 agg.)
Lokomotiv PlovdivGerman
13:30 EEST Paylekov   70'78'
Aladzhov   88'
Stadium: German
Attendance: 50
7 December 2002 (2002-12-07) Lokomotiv Sofia1−0
(1−4 agg.)
Slavia SofiaSofia
13:30 EEST Velichkov   20' Stadium: Lokomotiv
Attendance: 100
7 December 2002 (2002-12-07) Levski Sofia2−0
(2−0 agg.)
Spartak VarnaSofia
13:30 EEST Chilikov   46'75'
I. Stoyanov  
Bachkov  
Topuzakov     55'
report Zhekov  
Mechedzhiev   60'
Stadium: Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 500
Referee: Anton Genov (Gabrovo)
7 December 2002 (2002-12-07) CSKA Sofia6−0
(7−2 agg.)
Rilski SportistSofia
13:30 EEST Sokolov   8' (o.g.)
Šakiri   13'
Agnaldo   33'86'
Brito   52'
Mukansi   90'
report Stadium: Balgarska Armiya
Attendance: 650
Referee: Zhivko Dimitrov (Varna)
7 December 2002 (2002-12-07) Botev Boboshevo (III)1−2
(1−5 agg.)
Makedonska Slava (II)Blagoevgrad
13:30 EEST Tsvetkov   54' Maksimov   70'74' Stadium: Hristo Botev
Attendance: 500

Quarter-finalsEdit

First LegsEdit

19 February 2003 (2003-02-19) CSKA Sofia3−2Makedonska Slava (II)Sofia
13:30 EEST Gargorov   7'75' (pen.)
V. Dimitrov   73'
Gerganchev   45+1'
Gueye   52' (o.g.)
Stadium: Balgarska Armiya
Attendance: 1,100
19 February 2003 (2003-02-19) Chernomorets Burgas1−0Marek DupnitsaBurgas
13:30 EEST Hristiyanov   90' Stadium: Chernomorets
Attendance: 150
19 February 2003 (2003-02-19) Levski Sofia1−0Lokomotiv PlovdivSofia
14:30 EEST Chilikov   16' Stadium: Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 1,000
4 March 2003 (2003-03-04) Slavia Sofia2−0Litex LovechSofia
12:30 EEST Vladimirov   10'
B. Georgiev   72' (pen.)
Jelenković   86' Stadium: Slavia
Attendance: 600

Second LegsEdit

4 March 2003 (2003-03-04) Makedonska Slava (II)0−1
(2−4 agg.)
CSKA SofiaSimitli
14:00 EEST Yanchev   81' Stadium: Struma
Attendance: 5,500
4 March 2003 (2003-03-04) Marek Dupnitsa2−0 (a.e.t.)
(2−1 agg.)
Chernomorets BurgasDupnitsa
14:00 EEST Mujiri   77' (pen.)118' (pen.) Stadium: Bonchuk
Attendance: 500
4 March 2003 (2003-03-04) Lokomotiv Plovdiv1−1
(1−2 agg.)
Levski SofiaPlovdiv
14:30 EEST Paskov   61' Telkiyski   56' Stadium: Lokomotiv
Attendance: 7,500
12 March 2003 (2003-03-12) Litex Lovech2−0 (a.e.t.)
(2−2 agg.)
(5–4 p)
Slavia SofiaLovech
16:30 EEST Bogunović   11'
Kirilov   63'
Stadium: Gradski
Attendance: 3,500
Penalties
Henrique  
Bornosuzov  
D. Rusev  
Yovov  
Hdiouad  
Zhelev  
  Ivanović
  Đukić
  Vladimirov
  Y. Petkov
  Nikolovski
  Simeonov

Semi-finalsEdit

First LegsEdit

16 April 2003 (2003-04-16) Litex Lovech2−0Marek DupnitsaLovech
15:00 EEST Zhelev   29'69' Kirilov   45+1' Stadium: Gradski
Attendance: 3,500
16 April 2003 (2003-04-16) CSKA Sofia0−1Levski SofiaSofia
17:00 EEST F. Lima  
V. Dimitrov  
report Mendoza   90+4'
Ivankov  
Ibraimov  
Stadium: Balgarska Armiya
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Ivan Dobrinov (Sofia)

Second LegsEdit

3 May 2003 (2003-05-03) Marek Dupnitsa0−4
(0−6 agg.)
Litex LovechDupnitsa
15:00 EEST A. Kyuchukov   report D. Rusev   2'
Yovov   52'
K. Nikolov   86'
A. Todorov   89'
Bornosuzov  
Stadium: Bonchuk
Attendance: 800
Referee: Hristo Ristoskov (Sandanski)
3 May 2003 (2003-05-03) Levski Sofia0−0
(1−0 agg.)
CSKA SofiaSofia
17:30 EEST Simonović  
Ibraimov  
Golovskoy  
Angelov  
Angelov   70'
report Tomash  
Gueye  
V. Dimitrov  
Yanev   70'
Stadium: Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 17,000
Referee: Anton Genov (Gabrovo)

FinalEdit

The final match of the 2002–03 edition of the Bulgarian Cup was held on 21 May 2003 at the Vasil Levski National Stadium in Sofia. Levski Sofia beat Litex Lovech 2–1.

DetailsEdit

Litex Lovech1 – 2Levski Sofia
Hdiouad   89' report Golovskoy   48'
Simonović   82'
Attendance: 10,453
Referee: Ivan Dobrinov
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Litex
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Levski

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Купа на България 2002/03" (in Bulgarian). bulgarian-football.com.
  2. ^ "Мениджърското менте Мендоса мами Младенов" (in Bulgarian). temasport.com. 8 September 2016.