Toni Savevski

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Toni Savevski
Personal information
Full name Toni Savevski
Date of birth (1963-06-14) 14 June 1963 (age 51)
Place of birth Bitola, SFR Yugoslavia
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
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Youth career
FK Pelister
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1980–1988 Vardar 181 (10)
1989–2001 AEK Athens 356 (51)
Total 537 (61)
National team
1988–1989 Yugoslavia 2 (0)
1994–2000 Macedonia 9 (0)
Teams managed
–2001 AEK Athens
2001–2002 Apollon Limassol
2002–2004 Omonia
2004–2012 AEK Athens (Youth Director)
2012–2013 Omonia
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Toni Savevski (Macedonian: Тони Савевски; Greek: Τόνι Σαβέβσκι; born 14 June 1963) is a football player from the Republic of Macedonia. Savevski is widely regarded as one of the best foreign players to have played in the Greek football league. His managerial career was mostly to Omonia.

Career[edit]

Savevski was born in Bitola, SFR Yugoslavia. He started his career in Pelister Bitola and then played for Vardar Skopje until 1988, when he signed for AEK Athens. He served AEK for 13 years playing in 410 league games and winning the Greek championship four times (1989, 1992, 1993, 1994) and the Greek cup (1996, 1997, 2000) three times. He also played several matches for the Macedonia national football team national team and twice with the Yugoslav national football team.[1]

After he retired, he became a manager in Cyprus until 2004. In the season 2001-02 he was the coach for Apollon Limassol and between 2002-2004 coach of Omonia Nicosia. In 2003 he won the Cypriot championship and Cyprus Super Cup with Omonia. Famous player he brought up include Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Viktor Klonaridis, Panagiotis Tachtsidis, Vasileios Pliatsikas. He later worked for AEK, creating and managing its youth academy system. He later moved on to becoming Head of Scouting.

By September 2012, he returned to Omonia Nicosia as head coach.[2] Despite the fact that the club was facing heavy financial problems, he managed to built a strong team with impressive results against the main rivals.

Honours[edit]

As a player:

Vardar Skopje

AEK Athens

As a coach:

Omonia

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kolokotsios, Lambros (29 August 2010). "Αθλητικοί Φάκελοι (ΣΑΒΕΒΣΚΙ)" [Sporting Capsules (Savevski)] (in Greek). Evrytania News. 
  2. ^ "Savevki takes over Omonia". Omonia Nicosia. September 26, 2012. 

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