Naftex StadiumEdit profile
Lazur Stadium (Bulgarian: Стадион „Лазур“) is a multi-purpose stadium in Burgas, Bulgaria. It is currently used for football matches and is the home ground of PSFC Chernomorets Burgas. The stadium holds 18,037 people and it's 3 star rated by UEFA. The stadium was opened in 1967 and was renovated between 1990 and 1997. Officially opened after renovation at 13 April 1997 with the match Neftochimik - Levski Sofia 4:1. Until 2002 the stadium is named "Neftochimik" and then "Naftex".
- The stadium is currently used by PFC Chernomorets Burgas, but they will soon move to a new stadium. It was used also in some European matches of Litex Lovech (for the UEFA Champions League match against FC Spartak Moscow), PFC Lokomotiv Plovdiv (for UEFA Champions League match against Club Brugge and for UEFA Cup matches against OFK Beograd and Bolton Wanderers F.C.) and PFC Cherno More Varna (for UEFA Intertoto match against UC Sampdoria and for the UEFA Europa League matches against Iskra-Stal and PSV Eindhoven).
- During the renovation of the Vasil Levski National Stadium the Bulgaria national football team played their home matches at "Lazur".
- In the summer of 2009, the stadium underwent some serious renovations, which included replacing the yellow-green seats with blue ones and increasing the roof covers of the stadium to 10 meters.