Pirin Blagoevgrad's name comes from Pirin, a mountain range in southwestern Bulgaria. The club's home ground is the Hristo Botev Stadium in Blagoevgrad with a capacity of 7,000 spectators. Pirin's nickname is Orletata (the Eagles) and their kit colours are dark green and white. To date, the club has four domestic cup finals and most notably, enjoys high praise for its development of football players, as several noted Bulgarian footballers were produced by Pirin's youth academy.
OFC Pirin Blagoevgrad (Bulgarian: ОФК Пирин Благоевград) is a Bulgarian football club based in Blagoevgrad, which currently competes in the Parva Liga, the first division of Bulgarian football.
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In 2015, the club achieved promotion to the A Group after a four-year absence from top-flight football.
On August 18, 2006, after failing to arrange some debts and signals of corruption, Pirin was thrown out of the A PFG, the team's results for the season were annulled, and the club was relegated to the Bulgarian South-West V AFG. However, after two years, Pirin won the South-West V AFG and the club returned for the upcoming season of the Western B PFG.
In the foremath of the 2011–12 season, Pirin Blagoevgrad failed to receive a professional license for the A Group. However, due to their financial struggles they were also rejected to participate in the South-West V AFG. Later that year, they acquired the license of Perun Kresna. The team finished 2011-12 season as Perun, but for 2012-13 the team was renamed to OFC Pirin.
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Currently, the team's home kit is green and the away kit is white. Various combinations of green and white have been used throughout the club's history.
The club was founded in 2008, after a merger between two clubs from Blagoevgrad, Pirin 1922 and PFC Pirin Blagoevgrad. By an official court decision later that year, the club was announced as a historical successor of the club records of the former FC Pirin, founded in 1922. In 2011, following a bankruptcy of the entity, which owned the football club, Pirin's football department was merged once again with Perun Kresna, to become eventually OFC Pirin.