Bulgaria national futsal team

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Bulgaria
Nickname(s) Лъвовете (The Lions)
Association Bulgarian Football Union
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Ivan Stoilov
Captain Kostadin Belinov
FIFA code BUL
FIFA ranking 83 [1]
Home colours
Away colours
First international
Bulgaria Bulgaria 2 - 6 Macedonia Republic of Macedonia
(Lovech, Bulgaria; 11 May 2002)
Biggest win
Malta Malta 0 - 7 Bulgaria Bulgaria
(Cospicua, Malta; 22 January 2011)
Biggest defeat
Republic of Macedonia Macedonia 21 - 2 Bulgaria Bulgaria
(Ohrid, Macedonia; 24 October 2002)
World Cup
Appearances 0
European Championship
Appearances 0

The Bulgaria national futsal team represents Bulgaria in international futsal competitions and is controlled by the Bulgarian Football Union and represents the country in international futsal competitions, such as the FIFA Futsal World Cup and the European Championships.

Tournament records[edit]

FIFA Futsal World Cup[edit]

  • 1989 - did not compete
  • 1992 - did not compete
  • 1996 - did not compete
  • 2000 - did not compete
  • 2004 - did not compete
  • 2008 - did not qualify
  • 2012 - did not qualify
  • 2016 - did not qualify

UEFA Futsal Championship[edit]

  • 1996 - did not compete
  • 1999 - did not compete
  • 2001 - did not compete
  • 2003 - did not compete
  • 2005 - did not qualify
  • 2007 - did not qualify
  • 2010 - did not qualify
  • 2012 - did not qualify
  • 2014 - did not qualify
  • 2016 - did not qualify
  • 2018 - TBD

Recent fixtures[edit]

Date Location Opponent Score Competition Bulgaria scorers
14 January 2015 Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria Denmark Denmark 2-2 2016 UEFA Futsal Championship qualifying
15 January 2015 Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria Gibraltar Gibraltar 3-1 2016 UEFA Futsal Championship qualifying
17 January 2015 Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria Greece Greece 3-2 2016 UEFA Futsal Championship qualifying
4 April 2015 Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria Serbia Serbia 2-4 Friendly
5 April 2015 Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria Serbia Serbia 1-3 Friendly
19 September 2015 Sofia, Bulgaria Moldova Moldova 1-3 Friendly
20 September 2015 Sofia, Bulgaria Moldova Moldova 3-6 Friendly
24 October 2015 Espoo, Finland Switzerland Switzerland 2-2 2016 FIFA Futsal World Cup qualifying
25 October 2015 Espoo, Finland Finland Finland 0-0 2016 FIFA Futsal World Cup qualifying
16 March 2016 Ciorescu, Moldova Moldova Moldova 0-3 Friendly
17 March 2016 Ciorescu, Moldova Moldova Moldova 3-3 Friendly
9 June 2016 Sofia, Bulgaria Greece Greece 0-1 Friendly
10 June 2016 Sofia, Bulgaria Greece Greece 3-3 Friendly

Current squad[edit]

As of January 2011

# Pos Name Caps Club
1 GK Kostadin Belinov (C) 15 Grand Pro Varna
2 DF Hristo Kostov 8 Levski Sofia
3 FW Alen Aleksov 3 KMF Pirot
4 FW Stamen Arsov 5 UNWE Sofia
5 FW Dimitar Petev 8 Cherno More Varna
6 DF Georgi Karageorgiev 7 Castellamonte
7 DF Dimitar Tsvetanov 8 Cherno More Varna
8 FW Stanislav Vasilev 10 Levski Sofia
9 DF Daniel Nestorov 12 Levski Sofia
10 FW Josif Shutev 8 Levski Sofia
11 DF Daniel Dimov 11 Grand Pro Varna
12 GK Ismet Hadjiev 12 Grand Pro Varna
13 DF Rosen Dachev 5 UNWE Sofia
14 FW Plamen Stoykov 8 Cerno More Varna

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