Dobromir Zhechev

Bulgarian footballer and manager
Dobromir Zhechev
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Personal information
Full name Dobromir Georgiev Zhechev
Date of birth (1942-11-12) 12 November 1942 (age 80)
Place of birth Sofia, Bulgaria
Position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1958–1968 Spartak Sofia 216 (7)
1968–1974 Levski Sofia 153 (12)
Total 369 (19)
International career
1961–1974 Bulgaria 73 (2)
Management career
1975 Levski Sofia (assistant)
1975–1976 Aris Thessaloniki
1976–1977 PAS Giannina
1977–1978 Veria
1979–1981 Botev Vratsa
1981–1983 Levski Sofia
1983–1984 Haskovo
1985–1988 Lokomotiv GO
1989 Levski Sofia
1991 Dunav Ruse
1994 PAS Giannina
1995 Dunav Ruse
1999 Lokomotiv GO
2001–2002 Al-Najma
2010–2011 Velbazhd
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Dobromir Georgiev Zhechev (Bulgarian: Добромир Георгиев Жечев; born 12 November 1942) is a Bulgarian former football player and later manager. Zhechev was born in Sofia.

At club level he played Spartak and Levski in his home town. He was also capped 93 times for the Bulgaria national team and was part of the squad at four World Cups, which makes him the only Bulgarian footballer who has played in four FIFA World Cups so far. European champion with the Bulgarian national under-19 team in 1959. Dobromir Zhechev is also 1973–76 Balkan Cup champion. As manager of Levski Sofia, he won one Bulgarian Cup in 1982.

Honours

Club

Spartak Sofia
Levski Sofia

External links

  • Dobromir Zhechev at National-Football-Teams.com
  • 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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Bulgaria squad1970 FIFA World Cup
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Bulgaria squad1974 FIFA World Cup
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