PFC Rilski Sportist Samokov
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|Full name||PFC Rilski Sportist Samokov|
|League||South-West V AFG|
|2010–11||Fourth division, 1st
PFC Rilski Sportist (ПФК Рилски спортист Самоков) are a Bulgarian football club from the town of Samokov founded in 1947 and currently playing in South-West V AFG, the third division of Bulgarian football. Their home stadium is Iskar Stadium.
PFC Rilski sportist founded in 1947 after the union of a few little teams from Samokov. They played in the A PFG, the first division of Bulgarian football, in 2005/06, but have also played in the top division, in season 2002/03, which is their most important achievement overall. Rilski Sportist once again qualified for the A PFG by winning the West B PFG in 2005/06. "Rilski Sportist" means "Rila sportsman" in Bulgarian. In second division "The skiers" have 23 participation (664 matches-269 wins-139-253 loses). The best success in Bulgarian Cup is a quarter-final in seasons 1950/51 and 2001/02.
- Fourteenth place in the "A" group: 2002/03 and 2006/2007
- Three times in the tournament quarter-National Cup: once for the Soviet Army Cup - in 1951 (as Red Flag) and twice Cup of Bulgaria - 2001/02 and 2005/06
- Levski Samokov
- Cherveno zname
As of September 2012 Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Iskar stadium is situated in the southwestern part of Samokov near the biggest park of the city - "Gradski". Built in 1972, the stadium has around 5 000 seating places, most of which are covered. The field measures 110x82 meters. The best attendance was on 22.10.2002 in the match with PFC Levski Sofia - 6 800 spectators.
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