Bulgarian Women's Volleyball League

The Bulgarian Women's Volleyball League is the most important Bulgarian women's volleyball competition organized by the Bulgarian Volleyball Federation (Българска Федерация Волейбол, БФВ), it was created in 1942.[1][2]

Bulgarian Women's Volleyball League
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2019–20 Women's Bulgarian Volleyball League
SportVolleyball
Founded1942
Inaugural season1942
AdministratorБФВ
No. of teams8 (2020–21)
Country Bulgaria
ContinentEurope
Most recent
champion(s)
VK Maritsa (6th title)
Most titlesLevski Sofia (28 titles)
Level on pyramid1
Relegation to2nd League
Domestic cup(s)Bulgarian Cup
Bulgarian Super Cup
International cup(s)CEV Champions League
CEV Cup
CEV Challenge Cup
Official websitehttp://www.volleyball.bg/

HistoryEdit

The Bulgaria National Women' s Volleyball League is organized by the Bulgarian Volleyball Federation. It has been held annually since its inception in 1942 and has changed its name over the years. The teams of CSKA, Levski, Maritsa (Plovdiv) have a traditional strong presence and performance. The national champion of Bulgaria with 2nd and third place represents the country in the European club volleyball competitions .

List of ChampionsEdit

Years Champions
1942 AS 23 Sofia
1943 AS 23 Sofia
1944 Championship Cancelled
1945 VK Slavia Sofia
1946 Chavdar Sofia
1947 Chavdar Sofia
1948 Spartak Sofia
1949 Rudnichar Pernik
1950 Torpedo Karlovo
1951 Torpedo Karlovo
1952 Akademik Sofia
1953 Dimitrovo Pernik
1954 Akademik Sofia
1955 Udarnik Sofia
1956 VK Minyor Pernik
1957 VK Slavia Sofia
1958 VK Slavia Sofia
1959 Levski Sofia
1960 VK Minyor Pernik
1961 VK Slavia Sofia
1962 Levski Sofia
1963 Levski Sofia
1964 Levski Sofia
1965 Levski Sofia
1966 Levski Sofia
1967 Levski Sofia
1968 Akademik Sofia
1969 Akademik Sofia
Years Champions
1970 Levski-Spartak Sofia
1971 Levski-Spartak Sofia
1972 Levski-Spartak Sofia
1973 Levski-Spartak Sofia
1974 Levski-Spartak Sofia
1975 Levski-Spartak Sofia
1976 Levski-Spartak Sofia
1977 Levski-Spartak Sofia
1978 CSKA Sofia
1979 CSKA Sofia
1980 Levski-Spartak Sofia
1981 Levski-Spartak Sofia
1982 CSKA Sofia
1983 CSKA Sofia
1984 Levski-Spartak Sofia
1985 CSKA Sofia
1986 CSKA Sofia
1987 CSKA Sofia
1988 CSKA Sofia
1989 CSKA Sofia
1990 Levski-Spartak Sofia
1991 CSKA Sofia
1992 CSKA Sofia
1993 CSKA Sofia
1994 Akademik Sofia
1995 CSKA Sofia
1996 Levski Sofia
1997 Levski Sofia
Years Champions
1998 Levski Sofia
1999 Levski Sofia
2000 CSKA Sofia
2001 Levski Sofia
2002 Levski Sofia
2003 Levski Sofia
2004 CSKA Sofia
2005 CSKA Sofia
2006 Energy Varna
2007 CSKA Sofia
2008 CSKA Sofia
2009 Levski Sofia
2010 CSKA Sofia
2011 CSKA Sofia
2012 CSKA Sofia
2013 CSKA Sofia
2014 Levski Sofia
2015 VK Maritsa Plovdiv
2016 VK Maritsa Plovdiv
2017 VK Maritsa Plovdiv
2018 VK Maritsa Plovdiv
2019 VK Maritsa Plovdiv
2020 VK Maritsa Plovdiv[3]

Table by clubEdit

rk Club Titles # City Years won
1 Levski Sofia 28 Sofia 1959, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976
1977, 1980, 1981, 1984, 1990, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2009, 2014
2 CSKA Sofia 24 Sofia 1946, 1947, 1978, 1979, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991
1992, 1993, 1995, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
3 VK Maritsa Plovdiv 6 Plovdiv 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
4 VK Slavia Sofia 5 Sofia 1945, 1955, 1957, 1958, 1961
= Akademik Sofia 5 Sofia 1952, 1954, 1968, 1969, 1994
6 VK Minyor Pernik 4 Pernik 1949, 1953, 1956, 1960
7 AS 23 Sofia 2 Sofia 1942, 1943
= Torpedo Karlovo 2 Karlovo 1950, 1951
9 Spartak Sofia 1 Sofia 1948
= Energy Varna 1 Varna 2006

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ List of past winners Retrieved 11 April 2020
  2. ^ League history in sports123.com Retrieved 6 May 2020
  3. ^ "Сезонът във волейбола окончателно приключи". volleyball.bg. Retrieved 11 April 2020..

External linksEdit