Nikolay Todorov

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Nikolay Todorov
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Personal information
Full name Nikolay Stoichev Todorov-Kayzera
Date of birth (1964-09-26) 26 September 1964 (age 50)
Place of birth Balchik, Bulgaria
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Dobrudzha Dobrich
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984–1986 Levski Sofia 30 (3)
1986–1991 Lokomotiv Sofia 136 (37)
1991–1992 Montpellier HSC 26 (0)
1992–1993 AS Cannes 21 (3)
1993–1995 Levski Sofia 54 (18)
1995–1996 Anorthosis Famagusta 22 (5)
1996–1997 Sarıyer 21 (3)
1997–1998 Levski Sofia 59 (15)
1998 Velbazhd Kyustendil
National team
1989–1994 Bulgaria 12 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Nikolay Todorov-Kayzera (Bulgarian: Николай Тодоров; born 26 September 1964 in Balchik) is a retired Bulgarian professional football midfielder and current manager of Minyor Pernik. He played for several clubs in Europe and the Bulgaria national football team.

Todorov started his career in PFC Dobrudzha Dobrich. He played for the most of his career in Levski Sofia where he made a name for himself. He also played in CSKA Sofia, Lokomotiv Sofia, Montpellier HSC, SM Caen, Anorthosis Famagusta FC and Septemvri Sofia. He played one season in the Turkish Super Lig with Sarıyer G.K.[1] His nickname the Kaiser comes from the Dutch striker Piet Keizer.[2]

He played twelve games for the Bulgarian national football team and scored 3 goals.[3] A true leader with a powerful shot.

After his retiring from a playing career, he coached Levski's youth team and in September 2012 he was appointed manager of PFC Minyor Pernik.[4]


  • Bulgarian champion with Levski: 1985, 1994, 1995
  • Bulgarian cup winner with Levski: 1994