Bulgaria national under-18 football team

The Bulgaria national under-18 football team are a feeder team for the main Bulgaria national football team.[1][2]

Bulgaria Under-18's
Nickname(s)The Lions
AssociationBulgarian Football Union
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachAngel Stoykov
CaptainNikolay Yankov
FIFA codeBUL
First colours
Second colours

Recent resultsEdit

  Win   Draw   Loss

Date Competition Location Opponent Result Scorers
21 March 2019 Friendly Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria   Ukraine 3–0 Angelov   65', Kelyovluev   60', Galchev   88'
4 June 2019 (2019-06-04) Granatkin Cup Petrovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg, Russia   Moldova
6 June 2019 (2019-06-06) Granatkin Cup Petrovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg, Russia   Russia
9 June 2019 (2019-06-09) Granatkin Cup Petrovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg, Russia   India
TBD Granatkin Cup Saint Petersburg, Russia TBD
TBD Granatkin Cup Saint Petersburg, Russia TBD

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

Caps and goals updated as of 21 March 2019 after the match against Ukraine U18.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Ismet Kisyo (2001-01-01) 1 January 2001 (age 21) 1 0   Perugia
12 1GK Svetoslav Vutsov (2002-07-09) 9 July 2002 (age 20) 0 0   Septemvri Sofia

2DF Tomislav Papazov (2001-08-24) 24 August 2001 (age 21) 0 0   Levski Sofia
20 2DF Ivaylo Ivanov (2001-01-11) 11 January 2001 (age 21) 1 0   Levski Sofia
3 2DF Todor Petkov (2001-02-16) 16 February 2001 (age 21) 1 0   Botev Plovdiv
2DF Kolyo Stanev (2001-10-10) 10 October 2001 (age 20) 0 0   Etar Veliko Tarnovo
2DF Daniel Stoyanov (2001-01-27) 27 January 2001 (age 21) 0 0   Cherno More
5 2DF Dimitar Balinov (2001-01-19) 19 January 2001 (age 21) 1 0   Slavia Sofia

3MF Ahmet Mustafa (2001-08-20) 20 August 2001 (age 21) 0 0   Waasland-Beveren
8 3MF Aleksandar Todorov (2001-05-31) 31 May 2001 (age 21) 1 0   Septemvri Sofia
14 3MF Filip Krastev (2001-10-15) 15 October 2001 (age 20) 1 0   Slavia Sofia
22 3MF Patrik-Gabriel Galchev (2001-04-14) 14 April 2001 (age 21) 1 1   Levski Sofia
6 3MF Yoan Baurenski (2001-10-25) 25 October 2001 (age 20) 1 0   CSKA Sofia
11 3MF Dimitar Tonev (2001-10-15) 15 October 2001 (age 20) 1 0   Botev Plovdiv
3MF Filip Kolev (2001-01-13) 13 January 2001 (age 21) 0 0   Lokomotiv Plovdiv
16 3MF Dimitar Proychev (2001-09-10) 10 September 2001 (age 21) 1 0   Botev Plovdiv

10 4FW Vladimir Nikolov (2001-02-07) 7 February 2001 (age 21) 1 0   Septemvri Sofia
9 4FW Martin Petkov (2001-01-15) 15 January 2001 (age 21) 1 0   Levski Sofia
7 4FW Eyad Hammoud (2001-07-24) 24 July 2001 (age 21) 1 0   Ansar
21 4FW Denislav Angelov (2001-01-27) 27 January 2001 (age 21) 1 1   Cherno More

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
GK Ivan Dichevski (2001-04-24) 24 April 2001 (age 21) 4 0   Cherno More 2017 Granatkin Memorial squad, 8–21 January 2017[4]



FW Martin Minchev (2001-04-22) 22 April 2001 (age 21) 11 5   Cherno More Vaclav Jezek Tournament, 21–25 August 2018
FW Lachezar Georgiev (2001-02-22) 22 February 2001 (age 21) 4 0   Levski Sofia 2017 Granatkin Memorial squad, 8–21 January 2017[4]

See alsoEdit


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Official webpage Bulgarian football union
  2. ^ Станил Йотов Тайната история на българския футбол ISBN 9786191580880
  3. ^ "Съставите на България U18 и U19 за контролите с Грузия U19" (in Bulgarian). bfunion.bg. 14 March 2019.
  4. ^ a b "Състав на България U18 за турнира "Валентин Гранаткин"" (in Bulgarian). Bulgarian Football Union. 5 January 2017. Archived from the original on 7 January 2017. Retrieved 5 January 2017.