FC Kariana Erden

FC Kariana Erden (Bulgarian: ФК Кариана Ерден) is a Bulgarian football club based in Erden, which currently competes in the Second League, the second level of Bulgarian football.

Kariana Erden
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Full nameFootball Club Kariana Erden
Founded2012; 8 years ago (2012)
GroundSport Complex Kariana, Erden
Capacity2,000
ChairmanMilan Yosifov
ManagerVeselin Velikov
LeagueSecond League
2019–20Second League, 8th

HistoryEdit

2014–present: Yosifov EraEdit

They become champions in 2015, winning the Bulgarian A Regional Group and promoting to V Group. [1] For the 2015-16 season, the team got a new sport complex. [2] They finished 5th in their first season in V Group, later known as Third League from 2016.

On 2 May 2017, after the lose against Litex Lovech, manager Georgi Vladimirov and one of the top players Petar Dimitrov were released from the team. [3] A day later, Atanas Dzhambazki was announced as the new manager of the team. [4] On 8 May 2018, the team won their promotion to the Second League.

In their debut season in the second league, Kariana finished 12th, thus ensuring another season in the second tier of Bulgarian football.[5]

League positionsEdit

Bulgarian B Football GroupBulgarian V AFGRegional Amateur Football Groups (Bulgaria)

HonoursEdit

Shirt and sponsorEdit

Kariana's main colors are black and red and since 2014 their kit supplier are Zeus.

Period Kit manufacturer Shirt partner
2014–2018   Zeus None
2018–   Joma None

PlayersEdit

First-team squadEdit

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.

No. Position Player
1   GK Pavel Stanev
2   DF Angel Tsolov
4   DF Martin Nikolov
7   MF Ivelin Iliev
8   MF Evgeni Ignatov (captain)
9   FW Redzheb Halil
10   MF Pier Pierov (on loan from Montana)
12   GK Yuliyan Veskov (on loan from Montana)
13   DF Georgi Iliev
14   MF Deyan Ivanov
No. Position Player
16   MF Simeon Rusev
17   MF Hristiyan Iliev (on loan from Montana)
20   DF Nikolay Dichev
22   DF Stoyan Predev
30   MF Angel Bastunov
73   MF Vladimir Michev
93   MF Vladislav Tsekov (on loan from Montana)
97   DF Georgi Tartov
99   MF Emanuil Lichev

For recent transfers, see Transfers summer 2019 and Transfers winter 2019–20.

ManagersEdit

Dates Name Honours
2014–2015   Aleksandar Aleksandrov 1 A RFG Title
2015–2017   Georgi Vladimirov
2017–2018   Atanas Dzhambazki 1 Third League Title
2018–   Veselin Velikov

Past seasonsEdit

Season League Place W D L GF GA Pts Bulgarian Cup
2014–15 A RFG (IV) 1 21 3 2 65 15 66 not qualified
2015–16 V AFG (III) 5 14 5 11 49 44 46 not qualified
2016–17 Third League (III) 2 21 4 3 90 18 67 not qualified
2017–18 Third League 1 25 5 0 100 19 80 not qualified
2018–19 Second League (II) 12 8 7 15 29 38 31 First Round
2019–20 Second League 8 9 5 6 30 24 32 Round of 16
Green marks a season followed by promotion, red a season followed by relegation.

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