Atanas Mihaylov

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Atanas Mihaylov
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Personal information
Full name Atanas Hristov Mihaylov
Date of birth 5 July 1949
Place of birth Sofia, Bulgaria
Date of death 1 October 2006(2006-10-01) (aged 57)
Height 185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1964–1981 Lokomotiv Sofia 348 (148)
1981–1983 Nea Salamina 44 (14)
Total 392 (162)
National team
1970–1981 Bulgaria 45 (23)
Teams managed
Lokomotiv Sofia
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Atanas Hristov Mihaylov (Bulgarian: Атанас Xpиcтов Михайлов, 5 July 1949 – 1 October 2006)[1] was an association football former forward and manager. He played 45 games for the Bulgaria national football team, scored 23 goals, and won a silver medal at the 1968 Summer Olympics;[2] he also played at the 1974 World Cup. Most of Mihaylov's club career was spent with Lokomotiv Sofia, but he also played for two years in Cyprus for Nea Salamina. He won the top Bulgarian league on two occasions.




  1. ^ "Bulgaria falls silent for 'Nachko'". Retrieved 2 October 2006. 
  2. ^ "Atanas Mihaylov Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Retrieved 26 October 2009. 


Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Rumen Goranov
Bulgarian Footballer of the Year
Succeeded by
Andrey Zhelyazkov