Levski Sofia (sports club)

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Levski Sofia
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Founded 1914
Colours           Blue, White
Website Club home page

Levski Sofia is a sports club from Sofia, Bulgaria, founded in 1914. The club is named after Vasil Levski, the national hero of Bulgaria. Its football team, PFC Levski Sofia, is its most popular sports branch. Other important branches are BC Levski Sofia, the basketball team, and VC Levski Sofia, the volleyball team. The club develops 40 types of sport.

Levski Sofia is the only Bulgarian club, and one of few in Europe to have won the European Champions' Cup in three different team sports – basketball, volleyball and athletics. To date, Levski has reached 25 European Finals (won eight titles) – one EuroLeague, one CEV Champions League, two European Champion Clubs Cup (athletics) titles, two EuroCup titles, and two Balkan League titles; and played in (17 finals) – four CEV Champions League Finals, two European Champion Clubs Cup (athletics) Finals, six CEV Cup Winners' Cup Finals, one EuroCup Final, two Balkan League Finals, and two Balkans Cup Finals.

The athletes of sport club Levski have won almost 1,000 medals from Olympic Games, World Championships and European Championships.

Football[edit]

Pavel Panov, Levski's top goalscorer in UEFA competitions
Stefan Aladzhov, Levski's most capped player

Bulgarian A Group : 26

  • 1933, 1937, 1942, 1946, 1947, 1949, 1950, 1953, 1965, 1968, 1970, 1974, 1977, 1979, 1984, 1985, 1988, 1993, 1994, 1995, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2006, 2007, 2009

Bulgarian Cup : 25

  • 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

Sofia Championship : 11

  • 1923, 1924, 1925, 1929, 1933, 1937, 1942, 1943, 1945, 1946, 1948

Tsar's Cup / Cup of the Soviet Army / Cup of Bulgaria : 6

  • 1933, 1937, 1982, 1984, 1987, 1988

Ulpia Serdika Cup : 4

  • 1926, 1930, 1931, 1932

Bulgarian Supercup : 3

  • 2005, 2007, 2009

Double : 13

  • 1942, 1946, 1947, 1949, 1950, 1970, 1977, 1979, 1984, 1994, 2000, 2002, 2007

Treble : 2

  • 1984, 2007

UEFA Europa League 1/4 Final : 1975–76

UEFA Europa League 1/4 Final : 2005–06

UEFA Cup Winners' Cup 1/4 Final : 1969–70

UEFA Cup Winners' Cup 1/4 Final : 1976–77

UEFA Cup Winners' Cup 1/4 Final : 1986–87

UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Youth League Group Stage : 5

Basketball[edit]

Vassil Evtimov representing Bulgaria

Men[edit]

National Basketball League : 18

  • 1942, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1954, 1956, 1960, 1962, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1986, 1993, 1994, 2000, 2001, 2014

Bulgarian Cup : 15

  • 1951, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1971, 1972, 1976, 1979, 1982, 1983, 1993, 2001, 2009, 2010, 2014

Double : 5

  • 1979, 1982, 1993, 2001, 2014

Treble : 1

  • 2014

Balkan League : 2

Women[edit]

Bulgarian Champions : 8

  • 1980, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1994

Bulgarian Cup : 13

  • 1969, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1977, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1991

Double : 5

  • 1980, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987

EuroLeague

Ronchetti Cup / EuroCup

Volleyball[edit]

Men[edit]

Bulgarian Champions : 15

  • 1945, 1959, 1980, 1985, 1992, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009

Bulgarian Cup : 17

  • 1960, 1966, 1968, 1972, 1980, 1983, 1987, 1989, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2012, 2014

Double : 7

  • 1980, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2006

CEV Cup Winners' Cup / CEV Cup

Women[edit]

Bulgarian Champions : 29

  • 1959, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1980, 1981, 1984, 1990, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2009, 2014

Bulgarian Cup : 27

  • 1959, 1960, 1961, 1966, 1967, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1978, 1980, 1987, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2014, 2016

Double : 18

  • 1959, 1961, 1966, 1967, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1980, 1990, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2009, 2014

CEV Champions League

Hockey[edit]

Bulgarian Hockey League : 13

  • 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1989, 1990, 1992, 1995, 1999, 2003

Bulgarian Cup : 17

  • 1968, 1974, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2005

Double : 8

  • 1977, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1989, 1990, 1995, 1999

Medals[edit]

The athletes of sport club Levski have won almost 1,000 medals from Olympic Games, World Championships and European Championships.

Gold medals : 251

  • Olympic Games - 15
  • World Championships - 97
  • European Championships - 139

Silver medals : 278

  • Olympic Games - 40
  • World Championships - 100
  • European Championships - 138

Bronze medals : 304

  • Olympic Games - 26
  • World Championships - 143
  • European Championships - 136

Levski Sofia notable names:

European sport club competitions Titles[edit]

See also[edit]

Branches[edit]

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