Georgi Dimitrov (footballer, born 1931)

Georgi Dimitrov (1 May 1931 – 16 March 1978) was a Bulgarian footballer who played as a forward. Between 1953 and 1958, Dimitrov gained 30 caps for the Bulgaria national team and scored seven goals.[1] He competed in the men's tournament at the 1956 Summer Olympics.[2]

Georgi Dimitrov
Personal information
Full name Georgi Dimitrov Nikolov
Date of birth (1931-05-01)1 May 1931
Place of birth Burgas, Bulgaria
Date of death 16 March 1978(1978-03-16) (aged 46)
Place of death Tlachene, Bulgaria
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1948–1951 Chernomorets Burgas ? (?)
1951–1954 Cherno More ? (?)
1955–1959 CSKA Sofia 87 (27)
1959–1964 Cherno More ? (?)
National team
1953–1958 Bulgaria 30 (7)
Teams managed
1968–1972 Cherno More
1972 Bulgaria U21
1972–1974 Bulgaria (assistant)
1975–1976 Cherno More
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He died in a plane crash at the age of 46 in 1978.[3]

HonoursEdit

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CSKA Sofia

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Bulgaria

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Георги Димитров – Червения, футболното бижу на ЦДНА" (in Bulgarian). temasport.com. 1 May 2011.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Georgi Dimitrov Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 14 October 2018.
  3. ^ "39 години от трагичната гибел на Жулиета Шишманова и Георги Димитров - Червения" (in Bulgarian). gong.bg. 16 March 2017.

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