Zahari Dimitrov

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Zahari Dimitrov
Personal information
Full name Zahari Tsonev Dimitrov
Date of birth (1975-10-19) 19 October 1975 (age 41)
Place of birth Bulgaria
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Free agent
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1996 FC Preslav 56 (7)
1996–2000 Shumen 86 (8)
2001 Lokomotiv Plovdiv 6 (0)
2001 Svetkavitsa 12 (0)
2002–2004 Shumen 54 (16)
2004 Beroe Stara Zagora 11 (2)
2005 Shumen (loan) 15 (10)
2005–2009 Beroe Stara Zagora 40 (16)
2010–2012 Shumen 2010 50 (32)
2013–2014 Vereya 41 (29)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 July 2014.

Zahari Dimitrov (Bulgarian: Захари Димитров) (born 19 October 1975) is a Bulgarian footballer, currently playing as a forward.


Dimitrov had previously played for FC Preslav, PFC Shumen, Lokomotiv Plovdiv and PFC Svetkavitsa. He made his debut in A PFG with Shumen on 8 August 1998 in a match against Spartak Varna.

Dimitrov signed with Beroe Stara Zagora in 2004. After a match of A PFG against Levski Sofia on 9 April 2006, Zahari Dimitrov was tested positive for clenbuterol.[1] He was suspended from all official football competitions for a period of two years by UEFA.

Dimitrov returned to football in 2008–09 season, scoring 8 goals in 19 matches of B PFG.[2] Zahari's goals helped Beroe achieve promotion for the top division. During the winter break of the 2009–10 season, he was released from Beroe and returned to Shumen, staying at the club even after being relegated to the third tier of Bulgarian football due to licensing issues. During the 2011–12 season, Dimitrov was part of the squad that won the Northeastern V Football Group and achieved promotion to the 2012–13 B PFG, returning the club to professional football after a two-year absence. He then signed a contract with Vereya, eventually becoming the captain of the team and winning the 20th edition of the Amateur Cup with it.[3]


  1. ^ "Dimitrov gets 2-year ban for doping". Retrieved 11 July 2006. 
  2. ^ "Dimitrov statistics 2008–09". Retrieved 14 June 2009. 
  3. ^ Stefanov, Stefan (2014-05-22). "Верея" вдигна купата на аматьорите, старозагорци са 20-ият носител след бой по "Миньор" – 2:0" (in Bulgarian). Retrieved 2015-08-23. 

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