Kiril Stankov

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Kiril Stankov
Personal information
Full name Kiril Stankov Hristov
Date of birth (1949-05-20)20 May 1949
Place of birth Sofia, Bulgaria
Date of death 7 May 1992(1992-05-07) (aged 42)
Playing position Defender / Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967–1977 CSKA Sofia[1]
National team
1968–1976 Bulgaria 12[2] (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Olympic medal record
Representing  Bulgaria
Men's Football
Silver medal – second place 1968 Mexico Team Competition

Kiril Stankov Hristov (Bulgarian: Кирил Станков Христов, 20 May 1949 – 30 November 1991) was a former international Bulgarian footballer who played for CSKA Sofia as a defender. During his club career, he won the national Bulgarian league six times.

Stankov died young, at the age of 42.

International career[edit]

At the age of 19, Stankov won the silver medal with the Bulgarian Olympic team at the 1968 Summer Olympics, where he featured in three games, including the final.[3][2] Including these games, Stankov played twelve times for the senior national team.





  • Silver medal (1): 1968


  1. ^ a b "Kiril Stankov". National Football Teams. Retrieved 10 Sep 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Kiril Stankov - national football team player". Retrieved 10 Sep 2014. 
  3. ^ "Kiril STANKOV". FIFA. Archived from the original on 11 September 2014. Retrieved 10 Sep 2014. 

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