Aleksandar Kostov

Bulgarian footballer and coach (1938–2019)

Aleksandar Kostov
Personal information
Full name Aleksandar Dimitrov Kostov
Date of birth (1938-03-02)2 March 1938
Place of birth Sofia, Bulgaria
Date of death 15 April 2019(2019-04-15) (aged 81)
Place of death Sofia, Bulgaria
Position(s) Forward
Youth career
1953–1956 Levski Sofia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1956–1959 Levski Sofia 32 (8)
1959–1961 Botev Plovdiv 29 (11)
1961–1971 Levski Sofia 234 (54)
Total 295 (73)
National team
1957–1966 Bulgaria 8 (1)
Teams managed
1971–1973 Levski Sofia (youth team)
1973–1974 Levski Sofia (assistant)
1974–1976 Levski Sofia (youth team)
1976–1980 Levski Sofia (assistant)
1980–1982 Haskovo
1982–1984 Alki Larnaca
1984–1987 Ethnikos Achna
1987–1988 AS Marsa
1989–1991 AS Marsa
1994–1995 Montana
1995–1996 Persebaya Surabaya
1996–1997 Barito Putera
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Aleksandar Dimitrov Kostov (Bulgarian: Александър Дми́тров Костов; 2 March 1938 – 15 April 2019)[1] also known as Sasho, was a Bulgarian footballer and later coach.

He represented Bulgaria at the FIFA World Cups in 1962 and 1966.[2]

Honours

Player

Levski Sofia

Manager

AS Marsa

References

  1. ^ "Почина легендата Сашо Костов" (in Bulgarian). gong.bg. 15 April 2019.
  2. ^ Alexander Kostov – FIFA competition record (archived)

External links

  • Profile at levskisofia.info
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Bulgaria squad1962 FIFA World Cup
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Bulgaria squad1966 FIFA World Cup
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PS Barito PuteraHead coaches
  • Lala (1988–89)
  • Sejati (1989–90)
  • Maryoto (1990–92)
  • Teguh (1992–93)
  • Yakin (1993–94)
  • Roekito (1994–96)
  • Kostov (1996–97)
  • Maryoto (1997–99)
  • Keltjes (1999–2000)
  • Roekito (2000–01)
  • Karya (2001)
  • Tumpak (2002)
  • Huwae (2003–04)
  • Gazali (2004–05)
  • Kistono (2006)
  • Salahudin (2007–15)
  • Karya (2016)
  • Tiago (2017–19)
  • Helmic (2020)
  • Djanur (2019–)
(c) = caretaker
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