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Levski (Bulgarian: Левски) is a professional association football team from Sofia, Bulgaria. The team plays in the First Professional Football League. With 26 league titles, it is one of the most successful teams in Bulgaria. The club is named after Vasil Levski, and was founded on 24 May 1914. The team's home stadium is Vivacom Arena - Georgi Asparuhov Stadium.

The club's nicknames are Sinite (The blues), Otbora na naroda (The Team of the People) and Sinyata lavina (The Blue Avalanche).

Squad

As of 6 September 2017
No. Position Player
1 Bulgaria GK Dimitar Sheytanov
3 Bulgaria DF Dimitar Pirgov
4 Bulgaria DF Ivan Goranov
5 Iceland DF Hólmar Örn Eyjólfsson
6 Bulgaria MF Ivaylo Naydenov
7 Ghana MF Francis Narh
8 Bulgaria MF Antonio Vutov
9 Romania FW Sergiu Buș
10 Democratic Republic of the Congo FW Junior Mapuku
11 France MF Anthony Belmonte
13 Spain MF Jordi Gómez
14 Bulgaria DF Miki Orachev
15 Slovakia MF Roman Procházka
17 Nigeria FW Tunde Adeniji
No. Position Player
19 Serbia DF Miloš Cvetković
21 Bulgaria GK Bozhidar Mitrev (captain)
23 Sweden DF Simon Sandberg
24 Bulgaria GK Aleksandar Lyubenov
25 Bulgaria MF Georgi Angelov
26 Cape Verde MF Jerson Cabral
28 Czech Republic DF David Jablonský
30 Romania MF Neluț Roșu
32 France MF Gabriel Obertan
71 Bulgaria MF Vasil Panayotov
75 Bulgaria MF Aleks Borimirov
77 Bulgaria MF Iliya Yurukov
99 Bulgaria FW Stanislav Ivanov

Titles

Domestic

Bulgarian A Group

  • Champions (26 times): 1933, 1937, 1942, 1946, 1947, 1948–49, 1950, 1953, 1964–65, 1967–68, 1969–70, 1973–74, 1976–77, 1978–79, 1983–84, 1984–85, 1987–88, 1992–93, 1993–94, 1994–95, 1999–00, 2000–01, 2001–02, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2008–09

Bulgarian Cup

  • Winners (25 times – record): 1942, 1946, 1947, 1949, 1950, 1956, 1957, 1959, 1967, 1970, 1971, 1976, 1977, 1979, 1984, 1986, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007

Bulgarian Supercup

  • Winners (3 times): 2005, 2007, 2009

Tsar's Cup / Cup of the Soviet Army / Cup of Bulgaria

  • Winners (6 times – record): 1933, 1937, 1982, 1984, 1987, 1988

Ulpia Serdika Cup

  • Winners (4 times – record): 1926, 1930, 1931, 1932

International

Balkans Cup

  • Runners-up (2): 1961, 1963

Regional

Sofia Championship

  • Winners (11 times – record): 1922–23, 1923–24, 1924–25, 1928–29, 1932–33, 1936–37, 1941–42, 1942–43, 1944–45, 1945–46, 1947–48


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