Bulgaria national under-19 football team

The Bulgaria national under-19 football team[1] is the national under-19 football team of Bulgaria and is controlled by the Bulgarian Football Union. The team competes in the European Under-19 Football Championship, held every year.

Bulgaria U-19
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)The Young Lions
AssociationBulgarian Football Union
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachAngel Stoykov
CaptainDimo Krastev
FIFA codeBUL
First colours
Second colours

Competition resultsEdit

  Champions    Runners-Up    Semi-Finals    Other Top Results  

Balkan Youth ChampionshipEdit

Year Rank
  1968 Champions
  1970 Champions
  1973 Champions

UEFA U-19 European ChampionshipEdit

Year Rank
  1959 Champions
  1963 Semi-Finals
  1968 Semi-Finals
  1969 Champions
  1973 Champions
  1974 Semi-Finals
  1977 Runners-Up
  1979 Runners-Up
  1986 Quarter-Finals

FIFA U-19 World ChampionshipEdit

Year Rank
  1985 Quarter-Finals
  1987 Quarter-Finals

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1GK Ivan Andonov (2003-12-27) 27 December 2003 (age 18)   Fiorentina
1GK Hristiyan Slavkov (2003-02-26) 26 February 2003 (age 19)   Botev Plovdiv

2DF Ivan Aleksiev (2003-04-04) 4 April 2003 (age 19)   Slavia Sofia
2DF Aleksandar Buchkov (2003-09-13) 13 September 2003 (age 18)   CSKA Sofia
2DF Aleksandar Georgiev (2003-05-28) 28 May 2003 (age 18)   CSKA 1948
2DF Kristian Hristov   Slavia Sofia
2DF Martin Hristov   Botev Plovdiv
2DF Hristiyan Petrov (2002-06-24) 24 June 2002 (age 19)   Litex Lovech
2DF Kristian Trenchev   Como

3MF Simeon Aleksandrov (2003-09-24) 24 September 2003 (age 18)   Septemvri Sofia
3MF Steliyan Dobrev (2003-11-12) 12 November 2003 (age 18)   Slavia Sofia
3MF Martin Haydarov (2003-01-22) 22 January 2003 (age 19)   CSKA 1948
3MF Dimo Krastev (2003-02-10) 10 February 2003 (age 19)   Fiorentina
3MF Konstantin Nikolov   Belasitsa Petrich
3MF Valentin Nikolov (2003-10-15) 15 October 2003 (age 18)   Lokomotiv Sofia
3MF Panayot Paskov (2003-01-09) 9 January 2003 (age 19)   Septemvri Sofia
3MF Plamen Tsonchev (2003-01-30) 30 January 2003 (age 19)   Botev Plovdiv

4FW Nikola Iliev (2004-04-06) 6 April 2004 (age 18)   Inter Milan
4FW Miroslav Marinov (2004-03-07) 7 March 2004 (age 18)   Botev Vratsa
4FW Martin Smolenski (2003-03-08) 8 March 2003 (age 19)   CSKA Sofia
4FW Martin Sorakov (2003-10-23) 23 October 2003 (age 18)   Slavia Sofia

Recent resultsEdit

  Win   Draw   Loss

8 March 2017 Friendly Bulgaria   1–0   Cyprus Sofia, Bulgaria
14:00 Krastev   35' Report Stadium: Tsarsko Selo Complex
Referee: Nikolay Yordanov
24 March 2017 2017 UEFA U19 Euro ER France   1–2   Bulgaria Blois, France
20:00 Diaby   66' Report
Stadium: Stade municipal des Allées Jean Leroi
Referee: Dimitrios Massias (Cyprus)
27 March 2017 2017 UEFA U19 Euro ER Bulgaria   3–1   Bosnia and Herzegovina Vineuil, France
20:00
Report Demirović   64' Stadium: Stade Municipal
Referee: Ádám Farkas (Hungary)
13 June 2017 Friendly Bulgaria   2–1   Georgia Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
18:00
Report Kutsia   16' Stadium: Hristo Botev
3 July 2017 2017 UEFA U19 Euro Bulgaria   0–2   England Tbilisi, Georgia
17:30
Report
Stadium: Mikheil Meskhi Stadium
Attendance: 220
Referee: Ola Hobber Nilsen (Norway)
6 July 2017 2017 UEFA U19 Euro Germany   3–0   Bulgaria Gori, Georgia
20:00
Report
Stadium: Tengiz Burjanadze Stadium
Attendance: 3,252
Referee: Sergey Lapochkin (Russia)
9 July 2017 2017 UEFA U19 Euro Netherlands   1–1   Bulgaria Gori, Georgia
20:00
Report
Stadium: Tengiz Burjanadze Stadium
Attendance: 1,214
Referee: Srjdan Jovanović (Serbia)
12 September 2017 Friendly Bulgaria   4–4   Bosnia and Herzegovina Sofia, Bulgaria
17:00
Report
Stadium: Boyana National Football Base
Referee: Stanimir Trenchev
14 September 2017 Friendly Bulgaria   0–2   Bosnia and Herzegovina Sofia, Bulgaria
10:30 Report
Stadium: Boyana National Football Base
Referee: Vangel Vangelov
8 November 2017 (2017-11-08) 2018 UEFA U19 Euro Q Iceland   1–2   Bulgaria Sliven, Bulgaria
13:30
Report
Stadium: Hadzhi Dimitar Stadium
Referee: Markus Hameter (Austria)
11 November 2017 (2017-11-11) 2018 UEFA U19 Euro Q Bulgaria   2−0   Faroe Islands Sliven, Bulgaria
13:30
Report Stadium: Hadzhi Dimitar Stadium
Referee: Paul Mclaughlin (Ireland)
14 November 2017 (2017-11-14) 2018 UEFA U19 Euro Q Bulgaria   0−1   England Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
13:30 Report Sancho   11' Stadium: Trace Arena
Referee: Peter Kralović (Slovakia)
20 February 2018 Friendly Bulgaria   2–1   Kosovo Nesebar, Bulgaria
14:00
Report Behrami   18' Stadium: Nesebar Stadium
22 February 2018 Friendly Bulgaria   0–0   Kosovo Sozopol, Bulgaria
11:00 Report Stadium: Arena Sozopol
6 March 2018 Friendly Bulgaria   0–1   Serbia Simitli, Bulgaria
15:00 Report Joveljić   37' Stadium: Struma Stadium
8 March 2018 Friendly Bulgaria   4–1   Serbia Simitli, Bulgaria
10:30
Report Maksimović   59' Stadium: Struma Stadium
21 March 2018 (2018-03-21) 2018 UEFA U19 Euro ER Spain   0−0   Bulgaria Benidorm, Spain
18:00 Report Stadium: Estadio Municipal Guillermo Amor
Referee: Marco Di Bello (Italy)
24 March 2018 (2018-03-24) 2018 UEFA U19 Euro ER France   2−0   Bulgaria Benidorm, Spain
12:00 Alioui   26', 79' Report Stadium: Estadio Municipal Guillermo Amor
Referee: Tihomir Pejin (Croatia)
27 March 2018 (2018-03-27) 2018 UEFA U19 Euro ER Bulgaria   0−2   Belgium Alcoy, Spain
17:30 Report Dewaele   58'
Openda   67'
Stadium: Estadio El Collao
Referee: Antti Munukka (Finland)
4 September 2018 Friendly Westphalia I U17   0−2   Bulgaria Ennigerloh, Germany
19:00 Stadium: Stavernbuschpark
6 September 2018 Friendly Westphalia II U17   2−2   Bulgaria Bergkamen, Germany
19:00 Stadium: Sportplatz VFK Weddinghofen

Former squadsEdit

See alsoEdit

Bulgaria national football team

Bulgaria national under-21 football team

Bulgaria national under-18 football team

Bulgaria national under-17 football team

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Bulgarian: Български юношески национален отбор по футбол, Balgarski yunosheski natsionalen otbor po futbol, literally "Bulgarian teenage national football team"

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