Nikola Kovachev

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Nikola Kovachev
Personal information
Full name Nikola Dimitrov Kovachev
Date of birth (1934-06-04)4 June 1934
Place of birth Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
Date of death 26 November 2009(2009-11-26) (aged 75)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1950–1954 Pirin Blagoevgrad
1955–1956 Botev Plovdiv 41 (3)
1957–1966 CSKA Sofia 174 (13)
National team
1956–1963 Bulgaria 46 (2)
Teams managed
1973 Hebar Pazardzhik
1974 CSKA Sofia
1974–1975 Hebar Pazardzhik
1977–1979 CSKA Sofia
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Nikola Dimitrov Kovachev (Bulgarian: Никола Димитров Ковачев; Blagoevgrad, 4 June 1934 – Sofia, 26 November 2009) was a Bulgarian football player and manager.

Kovachev played for Bulgaria at the 1956 and 1960 Summer Olympics.[1][2]

He coached Hebar Pazardzhik and CSKA Sofia.[3]