Yasen Petrov

Bulgarian footballer
Yasen Petrov
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Personal information
Full name Yasen Petrov
Date of birth (1968-06-23) 23 June 1968 (age 54)
Place of birth Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Attacking midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1991 Botev Plovdiv 27 (11)
1991–1992 Levski Sofia 26 (1)
1992–1994 Botev Plovdiv 37 (10)
1994–1997 Lokomotiv Sofia 58 (12)
1997 Wuhan Yaqi 11 (3)
1998 Jiangsu Sainty 14 (4)
1998–1999 Lokomotiv Sofia 16 (0)
1999 Alki Larnaca 12 (4)
2000 Slavia Sofia 11 (0)
2000 SV Meppen 6 (0)
2001 Tennis Borussia Berlin 10 (0)
2001 Chengdu Wuniu 4 (1)
Total 305 (73)
National team
1993 Bulgaria 3 (0)
Teams managed
2002–2004 Lokomotiv Sofia
2004–2006 Botev Plovdiv
2006–2007 Cherno More Varna
2007–2008 Lokomotiv Plovdiv
2008 Naftex Burgas
2010–2011 Levski Sofia
2012 Levski Sofia (scout)
2012–2013 Levski Sofia (academy director)
2013 Botev Vratsa
2014–2016 Shijiazhuang Yongchang
2017 Beijing Enterprises
2017 Henan Jianye
2018–2019 Shijiazhuang Yongchang
2021–2022 Bulgaria
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Yasen Petrov Petrov (Bulgarian: Ясен Петров Петров; born 23 June 1968) is a Bulgarian former football player. His nickname is Giannini from Plovdiv.

Career

Born in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, Petrov played for the PFC Botev Plovdiv, PFC Levski Sofia, PFC Slavia Sofia and PFC Lokomotiv Sofia. He also played for the Bulgaria national team.[1]

Manager

He has managed PFC Lokomotiv Sofia, PFC Botev Plovdiv, and PFC Cherno More Varna. His most famous achievement as a coach is his debut for Lokomotiv Plovdiv, beating his old team and eternal city rivals Botev Plovdiv 4–0.

Levski Sofia

On 20 May 2010, Yasen Petrov was presented as a new head coach of Levski Sofia.[2] He started great after a win in the Eternal Derby. Then after series of good matches, Levski qualified for UEFA Europa League after eliminating Dundalk F.C., Kalmar FF and AIK Fotboll. Levski was drawn in Group C, facing Gent, Lille and Sporting CP. At the end of the season, Levski Sofia finished 2nd and Petrov was released from the club.

Managing career abroad

Petrov has also worked as manager of teams in China.

Bulgaria

In January 2021, Petrov was appointed as manager of Bulgaria.[3] His first match in charge of the team was a March 2021 World Cup qualifier against Switzerland, which Bulgaria lost by a score of 1:3.[4] On 5 June 2022, Petrov resigned after a 2:5 loss against Georgia in a Nations League match.[5]

Awards

Cherno More Varna:

Shijiazhuang Ever Bright F.C.:

Managerial Statistics

As of Match played 5 June 2022
Team From To Record
G W D L Win %
Bulgaria 2021 2022 17 3 5 9 017.65

References

  1. ^ Tunisia 3–0 Bulgaria 10–01–93 at rsssf
  2. ^ "Petrov placed in charge at Levski". UEFA.com. Retrieved 2010-05-20.
  3. ^ "Официално: Ясен Петров е новият национален селекционер на България!" (in Bulgarian). topsport.bg. 14 January 2021. Retrieved 9 June 2022.
  4. ^ "Цифрите на България при Ясен Петров" (in Bulgarian). gong.bg. 7 June 2022. Retrieved 9 June 2022.
  5. ^ Kichukov, Simeon (5 June 2022). "Футболните национали загубиха тежко от Грузия, Ясен Петров подаде оставка" (in Bulgarian). dnevnik.bg. Retrieved 9 June 2022.
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