Boycho Velichkov

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Boycho Velichkov
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Personal information
Full name Boycho Petrov Velichkov
Date of birth (1958-08-13) 13 August 1958 (age 61)
Place of birth Sofia, Bulgaria
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1975–1986 Lokomotiv Sofia 270 (90)
1986–1987 Le Havre 22 (1)
1987–1989 Panserraikos 58 (39)
Total 350 (130)
National team
1978–1980 Bulgaria u-21 8 (2)
1979–1986 Bulgaria 27 (4)
Teams managed
Lokomotiv Sofia
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Boycho Petrov Velichkov (Bulgarian: Бойчо Пeтpoв Величков, born 13 August 1958) is a former Bulgarian football forward.


For the Bulgarian national team Velichkov featured in 45 games and scored 23 goals, also playing at the 1986 World Cup.

Most of Velichkov's club career was spent with Lokomotiv Sofia, winning the top Bulgarian league, once—in 1978. He also played for one year in French Le Havre AC[1] and two seasons in Greek Panserraikos,[2] scoring scored 39 goals. In October 2007 the Greek club declared Velichkov the "best foreign player in the club of all times".


  1. ^ Barreaud, Marc (1998). Dictionnaire des footballeurs étrangers du championnat professionnel français (1932-1997). L'Harmattan, Paris. ISBN 2-7384-6608-7.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 10 December 2008. Retrieved 2009-02-22.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)