Ivaylo Naydenov

Ivaylo Naydenov (Bulgarian: Ивайло Найденов; born 22 March 1998) is a Bulgarian professional footballer who plays as a right back and defensive midfielder for Lokomotiv Sofia.

Ivaylo Naydenov
Ivaylo Naydenov 2020.jpg
Naydenov with Bulgaria U21 in 2020
Personal information
Full name Ivaylo Krasimirov Naydenov
Date of birth (1998-03-22) 22 March 1998 (age 24)
Place of birth Sofia, Bulgaria
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)[1]
Position(s) Right back, defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Lokomotiv Sofia
Number 22
Youth career
2005–2017 Levski Sofia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2021 Levski Sofia 75 (1)
2019Arda (loan) 11 (0)
2022 Hebar 11 (0)
2022– Lokomotiv Sofia 0 (0)
International career
2014–2015 Bulgaria U17
2015–2017 Bulgaria U19 17 (0)
2019–2020 Bulgaria U21 9 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 2 July 2022
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 10 October 2020

Naydenov joined Levski Sofia's academy in 2005 and progressed through the youth ranks. He made his senior debut in 2016, at age 18.

CareerEdit

On 13 August 2016, Naydenov made his first senior appearance for Levski, replacing Bozhidar Kraev in the last minutes as Levski won 1-0 at home against Ludogorets Razgrad in the A Group.[2] In June 2022, Naydenov joined Lokomotiv Sofia.[3]

International careerEdit

Naydenov made his debut for the Bulgarian under-21 team on 22 March 2019 in the starting eleven for the friendly against Northern Ireland U21.[4]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of 14 February 2021
Club performance League Cup Continental Other Total
Club League Season Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Bulgaria League Bulgarian Cup Europe Other[a] Total
Levski Sofia First League 2016–17 10 0 0 0 10 0
2017–18 10 0 1 0 1 0 12 0
2018–19 7 0 2 0 0 0 9 0
2019–20 12 0 2 0 1 0 15 0
2020–21 27 1 2 0 29 1
2021–22 2 0 0 0 2 0
Total 68 1 7 0 2 0 0 0 77 1
Arda (loan) Second League 2018–19 11 0 0 0 1[b] 0 12 0
Career statistics 79 1 7 0 2 0 1 0 89 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Профил на Ивайло Красимиров Найденов" (in Bulgarian). fpleague.bg. Retrieved 7 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Levski Sofia vs. Ludogorets 1-0". 13 August 2016. Retrieved 14 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Локо (Сф) подписа с юноша на Левски". topsport.bg. 23 June 2022. Retrieved 15 August 2022.
  4. ^ "България U21 отстъпи с 0:1 в контролата със Северна Ирландия U21" (in Bulgarian). bfunion.bg. 22 March 2019. Retrieved 23 March 2019.

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