The football players and coaches of Ludogorets, who became champions in the elite youth groups U15 and U17, will be awarded by the club's management an hour before the start of Saturday's derby with Levski at the Huevepharma Arena stadium. The ceremony starts an hour before the match - at 7:30 pm. Individual awards will also be given to the outstanding players in the school of the eleven-time champions, which is having one of its most successful seasons.
Apart from the two titles in the elite groups, all the other teams became champions in their groups - U13, U14 and U16 in the Varna Zone. In addition, three Ludogorets Academy teams reached the final of the BFS Cup, with the U18 team led by Zahari Sirakov winning the trophy after an emphatic 3-0 victory over CSKA 1948, earning them the right to participate in the Youth Champions League. The other two teams lost the finals on penalties.
The excellent work of the football academy of Ludogorets is already showing its results. The representative team includes Dominik Yankov and Ivan Yordanov (transferred to Spartak Vn, but returning to Ludogorets for the new season). The two are part of the men's national team of Bulgaria. The talented goalkeeper Damian Hristov is the first choice in the youth national team. He is the guard of Ludogorets II and the third goalkeeper of the men's team of Ludogorets.
Another 16 footballers from the Eagles school are an integral part of teams in the efbet League, such as Daniel Naumov (CSKA 1948), Erol Dost and Ventsislav Kerchev (Slavia), Denislav Alexandrov (Loko Pd), Svetoslav Kovachev (Arda), Antonio Georgiev ( Botev Vr) etc. Antonio Ivanov leads the team of the Romanian elite Universitatia (Craiova), and another talent from the Ludogorets Academy - Dimitar Mitkov, achieved serious success in the Russian championship after his Rubin (Kazan) won promotion to the Premier League.
The school of champions is also strongly represented in the second league of Bulgaria. Apart from the boys in Ludogorets II, another 17 members of the champions' academy defend the colors of different teams.