2012–13 V AFG

The 2012–13 V AFG season was the 63rd season of the Bulgarian V AFG, the third tier of the Bulgarian football league system. The winners of each of the four regional groups progressed to the 2013–14 B PFG and up to four teams from each group were relegated to regional amateur championships.

Bulgarian V AFG
Season2012–13

Changes from the 2011–12 seasonEdit

Movement between B PFG and V AFGEdit

The champions of the four 2011–12 V AFG divisions were promoted to the 2012–13 B PFG: Shumen 2010 from V AFG North-East and Rakovski 2011 from V AFG South-East, Spartak 1919 Pleven from V AFG North-West and Pirin Razlog from V AFG South-West. This season the B Grupa will be consisting of one division, so all third division champions will play against each other.

In return, Dorostol Silistra canceled their participation during the East B PFG championship and dissolved as club. Dobrudzha Dobrich and Nesebar finished at the bottom two places and relegated to the North-East and South-East division. Additionally Chernomorets Pomorie canceled their East B PFG participation after the end of the last season and dissolved as club.

From West B PFG relegated also four teams - Chavdar Byala Slatina canceled its participation during the season and dissolved as club, Slivnishki Geroi will play in the South-West V AFG, Malesh Mikrevo declined its further participation in the third division and Akademik Sofia have not received a professional licence, but due financial difficulties they canceled its participation in the South-West V AFG.

Movement from V Group to fourth-level leaguesEdit

  • North-East: The teams of Rapid Divdyadovo merging mid-season with Shumen 2010 and Botev Novi Pazar resigning form the championship in different stages during winter break. Additionally Chernolomets Popovo decided not to participate in the new season. The new teams coming from the regional divisions are Kubrat, Ariston Ruse, Provadia and Silistra 2009.
  • South-East: The group was left from Tundzha Yagoda and Rodopa Smolyan due to financial difficulties and Sportist Roza and Chirpan relegated after they finished at the bottom two places. The new teams are Haskovo 2009 and Vereya Stara Zagora.
  • North-West: The group was joined only by Chavdar Troyan. This division was reduced after the relegation of Lokomotiv Dryanovo and dissolution of Yantra Gabrovo and Botev Krivodol.
  • South-West: The new team is the newly founded Perun Kresna, since the old club renamed itself to OFC Pirin Blagoevgrad. Balkan Botevgrad relegated after only two games, Hebar Pazardzhik got nine points deduction which led to its relegation and OFC Hebar Pazardzhik could not afford its further participation. Levski Elin Pelin were also relegated. OFC Kostinbrod renamed itself to Botev Ihtiman, since the club united with the team from Ihtiman. Strumska slava Radomir should have relegated, but the team of Belaistsa Petrich could not afford further participation, thus Radomir avoided relegation.

Eastern divisionsEdit

North-East V AFGEdit

 
 
Belitsa
 
Kubrat
 
Ariston
 
Silistra
 
Veliki Preslav
 
Devnya
 
Provadia
 
Lokomotiv
Location of teams in North-East V AFG 2012-13
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Dobrudzha Dobrich (C, P) 28 25 3 0 82 8 +74 78 Promotion to B Group
2 Dunav 2010 Ruse 28 24 2 2 86 15 +71 74
3 Belitsa 28 16 3 9 57 32 +25 51
4 Kubrat 28 14 8 6 38 19 +19 50
5 Suvorovo 28 15 5 8 48 35 +13 50
6 Septemvri Tervel 28 12 6 10 39 33 +6 42
7 Chernomorets Balchik 28 11 8 9 37 31 +6 41
8 Benkovski Byala 28 11 6 11 37 46 −9 39
9 Dve Mogili 28 11 2 15 33 58 −25 35
10 Silistra 2009 28 9 6 13 32 31 +1 33
11 Chernomorets 2003 Byala 28 8 7 13 28 36 −8 31
12 Veliki Preslav 28 6 6 16 37 76 −39 24
13 Provadia 28 6 2 20 24 57 −33 20
14 Ariston Ruse[a] (R) 27 4 5 18 22 52 −30 17 Relegation to Regional Division
15 Devnya[b] (R) 27 2 1 24 5 76 −71 7
Lokomotiv 2008 Kaspichan[c] (R) 6 0 0 6 6 20 −14 0
Source: Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ Ariston Ruse resigned from participation in the league during the winter break. All remaining fixtures are awarded 0:3 against them.[1]
  2. ^ Devnya resigned from participation in the league during the winter break. All remaining fixtures are awarded 0–3 against them.
  3. ^ Lokomotiv 2008 Kaspichan resigned from participation in the league after round 6, all fixtures were annulled and every opponent will rest if it is the case (according to schedule) that they should play against them.[2]

South-East V AFGEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Botev Galabovo (C, P) 34 22 7 5 56 17 +39 73 Promotion to B Group
2 Haskovo 2009 34 20 9 5 62 25 +37 69
3 Master Burgas 34 19 10 5 53 25 +28 67
4 Svilengrad 34 20 3 11 62 34 +28 63
5 Vereya Stara Zagora 34 17 9 8 47 29 +18 60
6 Nesebar 34 18 4 12 58 31 +27 58
7 Asenovets 34 16 7 11 58 45 +13 55
8 Spartak Plovdiv 34 16 4 14 45 37 +8 52
9 Sozopol 34 15 6 13 51 32 +19 51
10 Tundzha Yambol 34 16 2 16 60 56 +4 50
11 Levski Karlovo 34 14 8 12 52 53 −1 50
12 Gigant Saedinenie 34 12 9 13 42 39 +3 45
13 Rozova Dolina 34 13 3 18 34 51 −17 42
14 Dimitrovgrad 34 11 8 15 36 47 −11 41
15 Zagorets Nova Zagora 34 10 8 16 30 41 −11 38
16 Brestnik 34 8 3 23 35 92 −57 27
17 Hebros Harmanli[a] (R) 34 5 1 28 20 76 −56 16 Relegation to Regional Division
18 Arda Kardzhali[b] (R) 34 2 3 29 10 81 −71 6
Source: Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ Hebros Harmanli decided to exit from participation in the league on 14 May after round 30 due to lack of financial funding. All remaining fixtures are awarded 0:3 against them.[3]
  2. ^ Arda Kardzhali were excluded from participation in the league on 9 April after round 24, because for second time during the season they have not showed up for their fixiture. All remaining fixtures are awarded 0:3 against them.[4]

Western divisionsEdit

North-West V AFGEdit

 
 
Dunav
 
Levski
 
Sitomir
 
Chavdar
 
Balkan
 
Tryavna
Location of teams in North-West V AFG 2012-13
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Akademik Svishtov (C, P) 22 16 2 4 61 14 +47 50 Promotion to B Group
2 Botev Kozloduy 22 15 4 3 46 15 +31 49
3 Cherven Bryag 22 14 1 7 56 28 +28 43
4 Dunav Selanovtsi 22 12 4 6 39 25 +14 40
5 Lokomotiv 1929 Mezdra[a] (R) 22 11 1 10 42 38 +4 34 Relegation to Regional Division
6 Levski 22 9 4 9 34 32 +2 31
7 Lokomotiv Gorna Oryahovitsa 22 9 4 9 40 26 +14 31
8 Gigant Belene 22 9 2 11 30 27 +3 29
9 Sitomir Nikopol 22 7 6 9 29 37 −8 27
10 Chavdar Troyan 22 5 4 13 25 70 −45 19
11 Tryavna 22 3 3 16 17 61 −44 12
12 Balkan Belogradchik (R) 22 1 7 14 19 65 −46 10 Relegation to Regional Division
Source: Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ Lokomotiv Mezdra were excluded from V Grupa on 29 March due to a FIFA decision in favor of the former Mezdra player Damian Rączka for unpaid salary. All remaining fixtures are awarded 0:3 against them.[5]

South-West V AFGEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Marek 2010 Dupnitsa (C, P) 30 22 6 2 70 13 +57 72 Promotion to B Group
2 Vitosha Bistritsa 30 22 5 3 52 10 +42 71
3 OFC Pirin Blagoevgrad 30 19 5 6 69 26 +43 62
4 Slivnishki Geroy Slivnitsa 30 16 9 5 44 18 +26 57
5 Oborishte Panagyurishte 30 16 6 8 49 30 +19 54
6 Strumska slava 30 14 7 9 41 26 +15 49
7 Perun Kresna 30 12 5 13 36 37 −1 41
8 Velbazhd Kyustendil 30 11 7 12 29 32 −3 40
9 Germanea 30 12 2 16 33 48 −15 38
10 Chepinets Velingrad 30 11 4 15 38 44 −6 37
11 Mesta Hadzhidimovo 30 11 3 16 32 42 −10 36
12 Botev Ihtiman 30 9 5 16 29 38 −9 32
13 Vitosha Dolna Dikanya 30 8 6 16 25 55 −30 30
14 Septemvri Sofia 30 6 7 17 27 60 −33 25
15 Rilski Sportist Samokov (R) 30 6 4 20 28 72 −44 22 Relegation to Regional Division
16 Minyor Bobov Dol (R) 30 2 5 23 12 66 −54 11
Source: Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ОФИЦИАЛНО: Аристон се отказва от "В" група" (in Bulgarian). www.football24.bg. 28 February 2013. Retrieved 28 February 2013.
  2. ^ "Окончателно: Локомотив Каспичан се отказва от Североизточната "В" група" (in Bulgarian). www.football24.bg. 1 October 2012. Retrieved 5 October 2012.
  3. ^ "Хеброс напусна В група" (in Bulgarian). www.sportal.bg. 14 May 2013. Retrieved 14 May 2013.
  4. ^ "Официално: Арда Кърджали спира участие в Югоизточната "В" група" (in Bulgarian). www.football24.bg. 10 April 2013. Retrieved 11 April 2013.
  5. ^ "ФИФА изхвърли водача на Северозападната "В" група" (in Bulgarian). www.sportal.bg. 30 March 2013. Retrieved 30 March 2013.