Bulgaria national under-17 football team

The Bulgaria national under-17 football team, also known as Bulgarian under-17s or Bulgaria U17(s), represents Bulgaria in football at an under-17 age level and is controlled by the Bulgarian Football Union, the governing body for football in Bulgaria.

Bulgaria Under-17
Nickname(s)The Lions
AssociationBulgarian Football Union
Head coachMarcho Dafchev
First colours
Second colours
FIFA U-17 World Cup
Appearances0
European Championship
Appearances6 (first in 1985)
Best resultGroup Stage: 6 times

In 2015, Viktorio Pavlov was appointed to coach the squad.

Competition resultsEdit

  Champions    Runners-Up    Third Place/Semi-Finals    Fourth Place    Other Top Results  

Balkan U-17 ChampionshipEdit

Year Rank
  1973 Champions

UEFA European U-16/U-17 ChampionshipEdit

Year Rank
  1982 Did not qualify
  1984 Quarter-Finals-Did not qualify
  1985 Group Stage
  1986 Group Stage
  1987 Group Stage
  1988 Did not qualify
  1989 Group Stage
  1990 Did not qualify
  1991 Group Stage
  1992 Did not qualify
  1993 Did not qualify
  1994 Did not qualify
  1995 Did not qualify
  1996 Did not qualify
  1997 Did not qualify
  1998 Did not qualify
  1999 Did not qualify
  2000 Did not qualify
  2001 Did not qualify
  2002 Did not qualify
  2003 Elite Round-Did not qualify
  2004 Did not qualify
  2005 Elite Round-Did not qualify
  2006 Elite Round-Did not qualify
  2007 Did not qualify
  2008 Did not qualify
  2009 Did not qualify
  2010 Did not qualify
  2011 Did not qualify
  2012 Elite Round-Did not qualify
  2013 Elite Round-Did not qualify
  2014 Did not qualify
  2015 Group Stage
  2016 Elite Round-Did not qualify
  2017 Did not qualify
  2018 Did not qualify

FIFA U-17 World CupEdit

Year Rank
  1985 to   2019 Did not qualify
  2021 To be determined

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

Caps and goals updated as of 16 October 2017 after the match against Azerbaijan.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Ivan Angelov (2003-01-31) 31 January 2003 (age 18) 4 0   Dobrudzha Dobrich
1GK Radostin Georgiev (2003-07-24) 24 July 2003 (age 18) 1 0   Beroe Stara Zagora

2DF Martin Avramov (2001-01-19) 19 January 2001 (age 21) 5 0   Slavia Sofia
2DF Kenan Kadirov (captain) (2001-08-24) 24 August 2001 (age 20) 5 0   Levski Sofia
2DF Gabriel Zemyarski (2001-01-26) 26 January 2001 (age 20) 5 0   Botev Plovdiv
2DF Daniel Stoyanov (2001-01-27) 27 January 2001 (age 20) 3 0   Cherno More
2DF Stoyan Vergiev (2001-01-23) 23 January 2001 (age 21) 2 0   Beroe
2DF Nikola Ganchev (2001-07-30) 30 July 2001 (age 20) 0 0   Ludogorets Razgrad
2DF Ertan Tahirov 0 0   CSKA Sofia

3MF Martin Haydarov (2003-01-22) 22 January 2003 (age 19) 8 0   Levski Sofia
3MF Stefan Statev (2003-06-04) 4 June 2003 (age 18) 5 0   Ludogorets Razgrad
3MF Anton Bakalov (2001-02-07) 7 February 2001 (age 20) 4 1   Natsional Sofia
3MF Plamen Tsonchev (2003-01-30) 30 January 2003 (age 18) 4 1   Botev Plovdiv
3MF Stanislav Dyulgerov (2003-08-23) 23 August 2003 (age 18) 3 0   Twente
3MF Martin Smolenski (2003-03-08) 8 March 2003 (age 18) 3 0   CSKA Sofia
3MF Dimo Krastev (2003-02-10) 10 February 2003 (age 18) 3 0   Fiorentina
3MF Valentin Nikolov (2003-10-15) 15 October 2003 (age 18) 1 0   Lokomotiv Sofia

4FW Martin Minchev (2001-04-22) 22 April 2001 (age 20) 5 1   Cherno More
4FW Ivan Vasilev (2001-05-16) 16 May 2001 (age 20) 5 0   Botev Plovdiv
4FW Martin Petkov (2001-01-15) 15 January 2001 (age 21) 4 0   Levski Sofia
4FW Kenan Kadirov (1999-07-29) 29 July 1999 (age 22) 2 0   PFC Litex

Recent call-upsEdit

The following players have also been called up to the Bulgarian squad within the last 12 months and are still available for selection.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up

DF Aleksandar Makris (2001-07-11) 11 July 2001 (age 20) 2 0   Levski Sofia v.   Turkey, 19–21 September 2017[2]
DF David Simeonov 1 0   CSKA Sofia v.   Turkey, 19–21 September 2017[2]

MF Patrik-Gabriel Galchev (2001-04-14) 14 April 2001 (age 20) 1 0   Levski Sofia v.   Turkey, 19–21 September 2017[2]

FW Filip Krastev 2 0   Slavia Sofia v.   Turkey, 19–21 September 2017[2]
Notes

INJ Player withdrew from the squad due to an injury.
SUS Player withdrew from the squad due to a suspension.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Състав на България U16 за контролните срещи с Молдова U16" (in Bulgarian). Bulgarian Football Union. 14 March 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d "България U17 ще изиграе две приятелски срещи с Турция U17" (in Bulgarian). Bulgarian Football Union. 18 September 2017. Archived from the original on 22 September 2017. Retrieved 19 September 2017.