Cup of Bulgarian Amateur Football League

The Cup of the Bulgarian Amateur Football League (Bulgarian: Купа на Аматьорската Футболна Лига) is a Bulgarian annual football competition established by the BFU in 1994.

Cup of the Bulgarian Amateur Football League
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Organising bodyBulgarian Football Union
Founded1994; 27 years ago (1994)
RegionEurope (UEFA)
Number of teamsV AFG teams + 4 zonal 4th div. winners
Current championsRozova Dolina Kazanlak (1st title)
Most successful club(s)Dunav Ruse (2 titles)
Pomorie (2 titles)
Television broadcastersNone
Websitehttp://bfunion.bg/en/

StructureEdit

All officially registered amateur football clubs in the country can participate. The tournament is held in three stages: regional qualifiers in September and October, play-offs involving regional leaders between November and March, and semi-finals and final in April and May. The matches from the final four stage of the competition are played on a neutral ground.

WinnersEdit

Year Winner Result Opponent Venue Attendance
1995
Septemvri Simitli
1996
Loviko Suhindol
1997
Kremikovtsi
1998
Rodopa Smolyan
Kaliakra Kavarna
Ovcha Kupel Stadium, Sofia
1999
Vidima-Rakovski
4-3
Rozova Dolina Kazanlak
2000
Fairplay Varna
0-0 (5-4 p)
Sokol Markovo
Ovcha Kupel Stadium, Sofia
1,000
2001
Siera Dimitrovgrad
2-0
Fairplay Varna
2002
Yantra Gabrovo
2-0
Rodopa Smolyan
175
2003
Pomorie
1-0
Bdin Vidin
2004
Dunav Ruse
1-0
Sliven 2000
Lokomotiv Stadium, Sofia
500
2005
Haskovo
1-1 (5-4 p)
Minyor Pernik
1,000
2006
Chernomorets Burgas
4-1
Kostinbrod
Vasil Levski National Stadium, Sofia
2007
Malesh Mikrevo
3-1
Benkovski Byala
Hadzhi Dimitar Stadium, Sliven
350
2008
Kom-Minyor
2-1
Chernomorets Nesebar
Todor Diev Stadium, Plovdiv
2009
Pomorie
4-1
Benkovski Byala
Ticha Stadium, Varna
250
2010
Ravda 1954
1-0
Dve Mogili
Hadzhi Dimitar Stadium, Sliven
2011
Neftochimic Burgas
2-2 (5-4 p)
Spartak Varna
250
2012
Vitosha Bistritsa
2-1
Dve Mogili
Vasil Levski National Stadium, Sofia
280
2013
Lokomotiv Mezdra
1-1 (6-5 p)
Orlovetz Pobeda
Akademik Stadium, Sofia
2014
Vereya Stara Zagora
2-0
Minyor Pernik
Botev 1912 Football Complex, Komatevo
680
2015
Dunav Ruse
4-2
Slivnishki Geroy
Ivaylo Stadium, Veliko Tarnovo
380
2016
Nesebar
2-0
Chernomorets Balchik
250[1]
2017
Chernomorets Balchik
3-0
CSKA 1948
Trace Arena, Stara Zagora
350[2]
2018
Arda Kardzhali
1-1 (5-4 p)
Kariana Erden
Ivaylo Stadium, Veliko Tarnovo
450[3]
2019
Balkan Botevgrad
3-1
Suvorovo
300[4]
2020
Zagorets Nova Zagora
Chernomorets Balchik
2021
Rozova Dolina Kazanlak
3-2
Marek Dupnitsa
Stadion Georgi Benkovski, Pazardzhik
700[5]

Multiple finalistsEdit

Club Winners Runners-up Year(s) Won Year(s) Lost
Chernomorets Balchik
1
2
2017
2016, 2020
Dunav Ruse
2
0
2004, 2015
Pomorie
2
0
2003, 2009
Fairplay Varna
1
1
2000
2001
Rodopa Smolyan
1
1
1998
2002
Benkovski Byala
0
2
2007, 2009
Dve Mogili
0
2
2010, 2012
Minyor Pernik
0
2
2005, 2014

Winners by regionEdit

Region Number of wins Last winning year
South-East
12
2021
South-West
6
2019
North-West
5
2013
North-East
4
2017

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bulgarian Amateur League Cup 2015-16 Bulgarian-Football.com Retrieved on 2017-08-21.
  2. ^ Bulgarian Amateur League Cup 2016-17 Bulgarian-Football.com Retrieved on 2017-08-21.
  3. ^ "Драма във Велико Търново! Арда направи дубъл в аматьорския футбол (видео+галерия)" (in Bulgarian). Sportal.bg. 23 May 2018. Retrieved 23 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Балкан спечели купата на Аматьорската футболна лига" (in Bulgarian). Sportal.bg. 28 May 2019. Retrieved 29 May 2019.
  5. ^ "Балкан спечели купата на Аматьорската футболна лига" (in Bulgarian). Sportal.bg. 5 June 2021. Retrieved 5 June 2021.