Aleksandar Aleksandrov (footballer, born July 1986)

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Sasho Aleksandrov
Sasho Aleksandrov 2016.jpg
Personal information
Full name Aleksandar Emilov Aleksandrov
Date of birth (1986-07-30) 30 July 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth Sofia, Bulgaria
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Right back
Club information
Current team
Levski Sofia
Number 25
Youth career
Septemvri Sofia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2006 Conegliano German 19 (0)
2006–2007 Minyor Pernik 19 (3)
2007–2008 Lokomotiv Stara Zagora ? (?)
2008–2009 Beroe Stara Zagora 38 (0)
2010–2014 Cherno More 135 (2)
2015– Levski Sofia 44 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 December 2016.

Aleksandar Aleksandrov (Bulgarian: Александър Александров; born 30 July 1986 in Sofia), known as Sasho Aleksandrov and "Sasho Alves", is a Bulgarian footballer who currently plays for Levski Sofia.[1] Mainly a right back, he can also play as a wingback.

Career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Sasho Aleksandrov began his career for Conegliano German, after initially playing for Septemvri Sofia as a youngster. He played 19 times for Conegliano before moving to Minyor Pernik in 2006.

Cherno More[edit]

Aleksandrov playing for Cherno More in 2012

On 8 January 2010, Aleksandrov signed for Cherno More Varna.[2] He made his league debut in a 2–0 home win against Chernomorets Burgas on 1 March, playing the full 90 minutes.

On 17 October 2010, Sasho scored his first competitive goal for Cherno More against Slavia Sofia on his 20th league appearance for the club. He scored an 88th minute winning header in his side's 3–2 victory.

Aleksandrov started the 2012–13 season as a makeshift wide midfielder.

In December 2014, Aleksandrov left Cherno More after his contract expired in order to sign for Levski Sofia.

Levski Sofia[edit]

Aleksandrov signed with Levski Sofia on 8 January 2015 on a two-year deal.[3] He made his A PFG debut for the "bluemen" on 27 February 2015, after coming on as a second-half substitute for Bozhidar Kraev in the 8:0 home rout against Haskovo.[4] During his time with Levski he was nicknamed Sasho Alves by the fans because of the visual similarity with Juventus FC right back Dani Alves.

Career stats[edit]

Season Club Country Level Apps Goals
2014-15 Levski Sofia Bulgaria I 0 0
2014-15 Cherno More Bulgaria I 17 0
2013-14 Cherno More Bulgaria I 30 0
2012-13 Cherno More Bulgaria I 26 0
2011-12 Cherno More Bulgaria I 25 1
2010-11 Cherno More Bulgaria I 27 1
2009-10 Cherno More Bulgaria I 10 0
2009-10 Beroe Stara Zagora Bulgaria I 15 0
2008-09 Beroe Stara Zagora Bulgaria II 23 0
2007-08 Lokomotiv Stara Zagora Bulgaria III ? ?
2006-07 Minyor Pernik Bulgaria II 19 3
2005-06 Conegliano Bulgaria II 9 0
2004-05 Conegliano Bulgaria II 10 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aleksandrov Profile". zerozero.pt. 
  2. ^ "Черно море взе нов Александър Александров" (in Bulgarian). Blitz.bg. 8 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "Aleksandar Aleksandrov: We can win trophy even this year". levski.bg. 8 January 2015. 
  4. ^ "Levski Sofia vs. PFC Haskovo 8-0". flashscore.com. flashscore editors. 27 February 2015. Retrieved 3 March 2015. 

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