Nikola Shterev

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Nikola Shterev
Personal information
Date of birth 13 March 1903
Place of birth Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Date of death 27 December 1972(1972-12-27) (aged 69)
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1916–1917 FC Bay Ganyo ? (?)
1917–1933 Botev Plovdiv 114 (68)
National team
1926 Bulgaria 1 (0)
Teams managed
1924–1933 Botev Plovdiv
1945 Botev Plovdiv
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Nikola Shterev (Bulgarian: Никола Щерев) (born 13 March 1903 – 27 December 1972) was a Bulgarian international football player and coach. On club level Shterev won one national championship with Botev Plovdiv in 1929.

Career[edit]

Shterev started his career at the age of 13 in the little Sport Club Bay Ganyo. In 1917 he relocated to Botev Plovdiv. From 1924 Shterev was a captain and coach of the team.

Shterev retired in 1933 to take up the role of director of the Football school in Plovdiv, a post that he held until his death in 1972. From 1933 to 1945 he also was a football referee.