Kostadin Angelov

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Kostadin Angelov
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Personal information
Full name Kostadin Georgiev Angelov
Date of birth (1973-01-09) 9 January 1973 (age 41)
Place of birth Sofia, Bulgaria
Youth career
CSKA Sofia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1992 NSA Vasil Levski
1992–1996 FC Chardafon
1996–2002 Vidima-Rakovski
Teams managed
2002-2006 Vidima-Rakovski (assistant coach)
2006–2008 Vidima-Rakovski
2008–2009 Botev Plovdiv
2009–2010 Pro Duta
2010–2011 Pirin Blagoevgrad
2011–2012 Vidima-Rakovski
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Kostadin Angelov (Bulgarian: Костадин Георгиев Ангелов) (born 9 January 1973) is a Bulgarian coach.[1] He is currently the manager of A PFG club Pirin Gotse Delchev.

Early life and career[edit]

He grew up in the football academy of CSKA Sofia. Later he joined NSA Vasil Levski. He played for FC Chardafon and Vidima-Rakovski.

Coaching career[edit]

He began his coaching career in Vidima-Rakovski Sevlievo, as assistant for Plamen Markov. Later he got assigned as head coach of the team and drives them up to promotion to A PFG. He holds the record for the youngest manager in A PFG ever.

In 2008 he was appointed head coach of Botev Plovdiv, and in September 2010 he became the coach of Pirin Blagoevgrad. He managed to avoid relegation with Pirin Blagoevgrad in A PFG, despite the difficult financial situation in the club (however, the team was disbanded for administrative reasons soon after that). After the financial collapse of Pirin, he returned to Vidima-Rakovski and saved the club from relegation in the decisive barrage of the group. He became the only coach to have managed to rescue two teams in A Group in one season. Angelov's teams also tend to rely exclusively on Bulgarian players and make many transfers to leading bulgarian clubs like:Apostol Popov, Vladimir Manchev, Dormushali Saidhodja, Iordan Minev from Botev to CSKA, Ivan Cvetkov in Levski, Anton Karachanakov, Stanislav Kostov, Aleksandar Iakimov from Pirin to CSKA,Aleksandar Brannekov from Vidima to Lokomotiv (Sofia),Ivailo Vasilev from Vidima to Levski. He is popular with his nickname The Laptop.

Achievements[edit]

As player[edit]

Best player in the amateur league
Amateur league cup

As coach[edit]

2003-Youngest coach ever in premiere Bulgarian league.

2006-Win playoff for 1st division (premier league) with Vidima-Rakovski (second time in history of club).

2007-Invited for national team coach U16.

2009-International conference of sport 2009 in State University, Indonesia.

2010-Coaching first Bulgarian FIF Pro team.

2011-Bulgarian cup semi-finalist with Pirin (Blagoevgrad)

2012-The only coach to have managed to rescue two teams in A Group in one season

Education[edit]

1990-1994
National Sport Academy ”Vasil Levski” - Sofia - Bachelor

2005
UEFA - Soccer coaching school in Sofia - licensee-UEFA “А”

2006-07
UEFA- Soccer coaching school in Sofia licensee-UEFA “PRO”#0093

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kostadin Angelov bio" (in bulgarian). Sportal.bg.