Vlatko Kostov

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Vlatko Kostov
Personal information
Full name Vlatko Kostov
Date of birth (1965-09-01) 1 September 1965 (age 53)
Place of birth Shtip, SFR Yugoslavia
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Bregalnica Shtip
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984–1986 Bregalnica Shtip 60 (3)
1986–1988 Lokomotiv Sofia 26 (1)
1988–1990 Pelister Bitola 52 (8)
1990–1993 Vardar Skopje 83 (8)
Teams managed
1997–1998 Osogovo
1998–1999 Sasa
1999–2001 Kumanovo
2003–2004 Bregalnica Shtip
2004–2005 Vëllazërimi
2006–2007 Renova
2007–2008 Turnovo
2003–2009 Macedonia U21 (assistant)
2008–2010 Renova
2009–2011 Macedonia (assistant)
2010 Macedonia (caretaker)
2010–2011 Rabotnichki Skopje
2011–2012 Renova
2013 Al-Raed
2014 Al-Raed
2015 Bregalnica Shtip
2017–2018 Renova
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 August 2009
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 31 August 2009

Vlatko Kostov (Macedonian: Влатко Костов; born 1 September 1965 in Štip, Yugoslavia) is a former Yugoslav and Macedonian football midfielder who is an assistant manager on the Macedonia national football team.[1]

He used to manage FK Renova, who became champions in Macedonia for the 2009–10 season. After the year, Renova and Kostov could not reach a deal and they parted. Kostov became top assistant to the Macedonian national team manager Mirsad Jonuz.

In 2012, he led Renova to the Macedonian Cup final, which they won 3-1 in his home town of Štip.[2]

Honours and awards[edit]

As a player:

As a coach: