OFC Sliven 2000 (ОФК Сливен 2000) is a Bulgarian football club from the town of Sliven, currently playing in the Bulgarian A Professional Football Group, the first division of Bulgarian football. The club's home ground is the Hadzhi Dimitar Stadium in Sliven with a capacity of 15,000. OFC Sliven's team colours are orange and blue.
|1984/85||UEFA Cup||1||FK Zeljeznicar||1-0||1-5||2-5|
|1990/91||Cup Winners'Cup||1||Juventus F.C.||0-2||1-6||1-8|
For the majority of their history FC Sliven have worn red and white colours. When the club was first founded in 1918, red was chosen to represent the blood of bulgarian Voivodes and white was chosen to represent the freedom. After the bankrupt of FC Sliven in 2000 the club changed its name to OFC Sliven 2000, its badge and its colours to a orange shirts with blue shorts. One of the nicknames of OFC Sliven 2000 is Voivodite which means "Slavic title that originally denoted the principal commander of a military force". It was chosen because the town Sliven is famous for its Bulgarian Haiduts who fought against the Ottoman Turks in the 19th century and is known as the "City of the 100 Voivodes", a Voivode being a leader of Haiduts.
The stadium Hadzhi Dimitar in Sliven (15,000 seats) was built in the 50's, first big reconstructions were run in the period 1984 - 1989. Currently Hadzhi Dimitar is a part of big multifunctional sports compound, still under development - at completion featuring hotel, restaurant, 2 training grass pitches, tennis courts, swimming pool. The athletic track of Hadzhi Dimitar is meeting all requirements of IAAF for hosting international competitions. The stadium complex has the only training pitch with artificial flooring in Bulgaria. The size of the official pitch is 105m x 68m. Record attendance is 30,000 people.
For other transfers, see List of Bulgarian football transfers 2008-09.