Ivan Kolev (football manager)

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Ivan Venkov Kolev (Bulgarian: Иван Венков Колев; born 14 July 1957) is a Bulgarian former football player and current manager of Lokomotiv Sofia.

Ivan Kolev
Personal information
Full name Ivan Venkov Kolev
Date of birth (1957-07-14) 14 July 1957 (age 63)
Place of birth Sofia, Bulgaria
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Lokomotiv Sofia (manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967–1973 Lokomotiv Sofia 87 (10)
1973–1976 OFC Sliven 2000 35 (3)
1976–1978 Akademik Sofia 25 (5)
1978–1979 PFC CSKA Sofia 18 (2)
Total 165 (20)
Teams managed
1982–1987 Levski Sofia (youth academy)
1987–1992 FC Iskar
1993–1994 Slavia Sofia
1995–1996 Dunav Ruse
1996–1997 FC Kremikovtsi
1997–1998 Bulgaria U19 (assistant)
1998–1999 Bulgaria U19
1999–2000 Persija Jakarta
2000–2002 Bulgaria U21
2002–2004 Indonesia
2004–2005 Myanmar
2005–2006 Mitra Kukar
2006–2007 Persipura Jayapura
2007–2008 Indonesia
2008–2009 Bulgaria U21
2010–2011 Sriwijaya
2012–2013 Yangon United
2014–2015 Slavia Sofia
2016–2017 Lokomotiv GO
2017 PS TNI
2018 Vereya
2019 Persija Jakarta
2020 Lokomotiv Sofia
2021 PSJS Jakarta Selatan
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He coached several Indonesian clubs such as, Persija Jakarta, Mitra Kukar, and Persipura Jayapura. Between 2012 and 2013, he coached Yangon United.[1]

2007 Asian CupEdit

In 2007 Asian Cup, Kolev was the coach of Indonesia which played in Group D along with Korea Republic, Bahrain and Saudi Arabian's team. Indonesia won 2-1 of Bahrain, lost 1-2 by Saudi Arabia, and lost again in last matches of groups by South Korea with 0-1.

Loko SofiaEdit

In June 2020, he was announced as manager of Lokomotiv Sofia on a one-year contract.[2]

HonoursEdit

ManagerEdit

Indonesia

Myanmar

Sriwijaya

Yangon United

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ivan Venkov Kolev's profile at footballtransfer.co.uk
  2. ^ "Официално: Иван Колев е новият треньор на Локомотив (София)". topsport.bg. 9 June 2020. Retrieved 19 June 2020.