Andon Dončevski

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Andon Dončevski
Personal information
Full name Andon Dončevski
Date of birth (1935-11-19) 19 November 1935 (age 82)
Place of birth Kavadarci, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1952–1957 Vardar
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1957–1965 Vardar 335 (217)
National team
1961 Yugoslavia B 1 (0)
Teams managed
1981–1982 Anorthosis Famagusta
1985–1988 Vardar
1991–1992 Espérance de Tunis
1993–1995 Macedonia
1995–1996 Tikvesh
1998 Preston Lions
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Andon Dončevski (Macedonian: Андон Дончевски, born 19 November 1935) is a former Yugoslav football coach and former player.

Club career[edit]

Born in Kavadarci,[1] Kingdom of Yugoslavia, he played with FK Vardar youth team in 1952.[1] He was incorporated into the first team of Vardar, becoming their main goal scorer[1] in the Yugoslav First League and Second League amassing a record 217 goals. Among the awards for his efficiency and scoring was an invitation from Red Star Belgrade to play on their team during their tour in South America.[1] He later coached Vardar from 1985 to 1988.[1] In the 1986–1987 season he won the title with Vardar but after legal proceedings the title was given to Partizan. Dončevski took a new challenge to pass on his experience abroad to Anorthosis Famagusta,[2] Espérance de Tunis,[3] Preston Lions FC,[4] the VPL, in Australia.

International career[edit]

Dončevski played for Yugoslav national B team in a game against Poland played in Lodz on June 4, 1961.[1] Afterwards he was called for the main national team on several occasions, but failed to make a debut.[1]

Achievements[edit]

As player:

Statistics[edit]

Manager[edit]

Team Nat From To Record
G W D L Win %
Anorthosis Famagusta Cyprus 1981 1982 26 8 6 12 030.77
Vardar Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1985 1988 206 92 29 85 044.66
Espérance Sportive de Tunis Tunisia 1991 1992 26 11 8 7 042.31
Macedonia Republic of Macedonia 1993 1995 17 5 5 7 029.41
Tikvesh Republic of Macedonia 1995 1996 28 8 8 12 028.57
Preston Lions Australia 1998 1998 0 0 0 0 !
Total 303 124 56 123 040.92

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