Gerasim Zakov

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Gerasim Zakov
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Personal information
Full name Gerasim Valeriev Zakov
Date of birth (1984-09-07) 7 September 1984 (age 32)
Place of birth Klyuch, Bulgaria
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Sisaket
Number 10
Youth career
1997–2002 CSKA Sofia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2005 CSKA Sofia 22 (3)
2003 Vidima-Rakovski (loan) 14 (2)
2005–2006 Conegliano 10 (1)
2006–2007 Beroe Stara Zagora 40 (6)
2008–2009 Lokomotiv Plovdiv 24 (3)
2009–2010 Cherno More 11 (2)
2010 Vidima-Rakovski 14 (4)
2011–2012 Kaliakra Kavarna 28 (11)
2012 Litex Lovech 15 (5)
2013 Chengdu Blades 11 (0)
2013 Neftochimic Burgas 1 (0)
2014 Bansko 8 (1)
2014 PAO Varda 12 (6)
2015– Sisaket 4 (0)
National team
2003–2005 Bulgaria U21 15 (2)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 May 2014.


Gerasim Zakov (Bulgarian: Герасим Заков; born 7 September 1984) is a Bulgarian footballer who currently plays for CSKA 1918 as a striker. Zakov is the team's captain. He has also played for the Bulgarian U21 squad between 2003 and 2005.

Career[edit]

Zakov joined CSKA Sofia as an academy player at the age of 12 and signed his professional contract with the first team in 2002. He stayed 3 seasons in CSKA and become 2 times champion of the Bulgaria premier league and 2 times finished in 2nd place in the Bulgarian national cup. During the 2011-2012 season he scored 11 goals in the premier league for his team Kaliakra(Kavarna) and took 4th place in the top goalscorers' ranking in the league, 4 goals less than the winner Júnior Moraes from CSKA(Sofia). After this season he moved to Litex (Lovech) who was at the time coached by Bulgarian top football star Hristo Stoichkov. Zakov scored 5 goals in 15 games in the league and 3 goals in the Bulgarian national cup. At the half point of the season he moved to China and signed a contract with Chengdu Blades. From 2015 Zakov is a former player of Sisaket fc, team from Thai premier league.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

CSKA Sofia

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