Adalbert Zafirov

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Adalbert Zafirov
Personal information
Full name Adalbert Ivanov Zafirov
Date of birth (1969-09-29) 29 September 1969 (age 44)
Place of birth Sofia, Bulgaria
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1990 CSKA Sofia 14 (0)
1990–1992 FC Lokomotiv Gorna Oryahovitsa 53 (2)
1992–1995 Lokomotiv Sofia 86 (1)
1996–1997 CSKA Sofia 54 (6)
1998 Arminia Bielefeld 12 (0)
1999 CSKA Sofia 10 (0)
1999–2001 Union Berlin 40 (3)
2001 CSKA Sofia 2 (0)
2002 Lokomotiv Sofia 22 (1)
2002–2003 Cherno More 24 (5)
2003–2004 Anagennisi Dherynia 24 (1)
2004–2005 CSKA Sofia 16 (0)
Total 357 (19)
National team
1992–1998 Bulgaria 6 (0)
Teams managed
2009–2010 CSKA Sofia (assistant)
2010 CSKA Sofia
2011 Kaliakra Kavarna
2012 Cherno More
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Adalbert Zafirov (Bulgarian: Адалберт Зафиров) (born 29 September 1969 in Sofia) is a former Bulgarian football defender and currently manager.

International career[edit]

He has been capped for the Bulgarian national team, and was an unused substitute at the 1998 FIFA World Cup.

Coaching career[edit]

On 30 March 2010, CSKA Sofia coach Ioan Andone resigned, it was announced that the team will be trained by Adalbert Zafirov until the end of the season.[1] Zafirov was appointed as head coach of Cherno More Varna in late September 2012, following the resignation of Stefan Genov.[2] However, he was released from his duties in mid December 2012, despite winning his last game in charge of the team - 1:0 against Levski Sofia in the second leg of a Bulgarian Cup match.

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