Petko Petkov (football manager)

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Petko Petkov
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Personal information
Full name Petko Tsvetanov Petkov
Date of birth (1968-03-29) 29 March 1968 (age 50)
Place of birth Sofia, Bulgaria
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
CSKA 1948 (manager)
Youth career
1976–1986 FC Lulin
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1991 Akademik Sofia
1991–1993 Septemvri Sofia
Teams managed
1995–2000 Akademik Sofia (youth coach)
2000–2001 Minyor Pernik (assistant)
2001–2002 Al Nadjma (assistant)
2002–2003 Septemvri Sofia (assistant)
2003–2004 Septemvri Sofia
2005–2006 Levski Sofia (youth coach)
2007–2010 Litex Lovech (youth coach)
2010 Litex Lovech (caretaker)[1]
2018– CSKA 1948
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Petko Tsvetanov Petkov (Bulgarian: Петко Петков; born 29 March 1968) is a Bulgarian football manager and former player. He played as forward. He currently manages CSKA 1948.


As a player[edit]

Petkov began his career at FC Lulin, training in the youth team between 1976 and 1986. From 1986 to 1988 he served his duty in the army. From 1988 to 1991 Petkov played for Akademik, in the Bulgarian "B" group, and from 1991 to 1993 he played for Septemvri. He retired from football in 1993 after being diagnosed with an abductor injury.[citation needed]

As a manager[edit]

Petkov was youth coach at Septemvri from 1995 until 2008. He helped Septemvri to win a total of eighteen awards during his stay in the club. He discovered a number of talented players, including Ivan Ivanov, Ivan Karadjov, Stefan Pavlov, Georgi Sokolov, Trifon Trifonov, Alexander Tonev, Alexander Vasilev, Bojidar Lazov, Hristo Surmov, Veselin Mitrev, Spas Popov, Apostol Delev and Garra Mladenov.[citation needed]

He was appointed manager of CSKA 1948 in August 2018.[2]


  1. ^ "Литекс обяви причината за изгонването на Червенков - Петко Петков е новият треньор". Retrieved 2010-08-05.
  2. ^ "Петко Петков пое ЦСКА 1948 и даде обещание тимът да доминира". (in Bulgarian). 24 August 2018. Retrieved 25 August 2018.