FC Chernomorets Balchik
Chernomorets (Bulgarian: Черноморец) is a Bulgarian football club based in Balchik, that competes in the Second League, the second tier of Bulgarian football. The team plays its home games at the local Balchik Stadium with 3,200 seats.
|Full name||Football Club Chernomorets Balchik|
|Head coach||Georgi Ivanov|
|2019–20||Second League, 14th (disqualified)|
In its history, Chernomorets plays mainly in the Bulgarian amateurs divisions. Until the 1976/77 season, the team participated in either the third Bulgarian division, but gained a promotion to the B Group for the 1977/78 season. The next season was not so successful and the team was relegated back to the third division (The club finishing on 17th place in the group).
Chernomorets qualified for second time in its history for the second division by finishing on 3rd place in North-Eastern V Group in the 2007-08 season. In this period in the club worked as an assistant coach former famous football player Iliyan Kiryakov.
The club has withdrawn from B PFG in February 2011 for a big finance debt.
Between 9 November 2014 and 27 March 2016, Chernomorets won 37 consecutive games in the third division. In the 2015–16 season, the team finished first and won promotion to the B Group after five years absence, but on 12 June 2016, they announced that will stay in V Group and won't compete in the professional tier due to financial reasons.
As of 1 February 2020
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
|2011–12||V AFG (III)||10||8||7||13||43||34||36||not qualified|
|2012–13||V AFG||7||11||8||9||37||31||41||not qualified|
|2013–14||V AFG||13||8||2||20||39||63||26||not qualified|
|2014–15||V AFG||2||24||4||2||85||14||76||not qualified|
|2015–16||V AFG||1||24||1||1||79||14||73||First round|
|2016–17||Third League||1||24||4||0||67||9||76||First round|
|2017–18||Second League (II)||11||10||9||11||37||40||39||First round|
|2018–19||Second League||7||10||7||13||27||35||37||Second Round|
|Green marks a season followed by promotion, red a season followed by relegation.|
- "Балчик подава молба за влизане в Книгата на Гинес" (in Bulgarian). varnautre.bg. 5 April 2016.
- Първи отбор се отказа от участие в "Б" група