Georgi Pachedzhiev

Bulgarian footballer and manager
Georgi Pachedzhiev
Personal information
Date of birth (1916-03-01)1 March 1916
Place of birth Bulgaria
Date of death 12 April 2005 (age 89)
Position(s) Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1932–1936 Sportklub Sofia
1937–1943 AS 23 Sofia
1944–1946 Chavdar Sofia
1946–1950 Levski Sofia 36 (11)
1950–1953 Stroitel Sofia
International career
Bulgaria
Managerial career
1956–1960 Levski Sofia
1960–1962 Bulgaria
1968–1970 AC Omonia
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Georgi Pachedzhiev (Bulgarian: Γеорги Пачеджиев; 1 March 1916 – 12 April 2005) was a Bulgarian football manager who coached Bulgaria at the 1962 FIFA World Cup,[1] the first ever time that Bulgaria did reach the finals. As a footballer, he won the most trophies while playing for Levski Sofia, and was the top scorer in the A Group in 1939 with fourteen goals. He died in April 2005.[2]

Honours

Player

Sportclub Sofia

  • Bulgarian A PFG: 1935

Levski Sofia

  • Bulgarian A PFG: 1947, 1949
  • Bulgarian Cup: 1947, 1949

OSK AS-23

Slavia Sofia

Individual
  • Bulgarian A PFG top goalscorer: 1939 (14 goals)
Coach

Levski Sofia

AC Omonia

References

  1. ^ 1962 FIFA World Cup Chile
  2. ^ "Bulgarian Coaching Legend Dies". novinite.com. 12 April 2005. Retrieved 3 October 2011.

External links

Profile at eu-football.info

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