Plamen Nikolov (footballer, born 1957)

Plamen Nikolov - Patso (Bulgarian: Пламен Николов - Пацо, born 24 June 1957 in Pleven) is a former Bulgarian football defender.

Plamen Nikolov
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Personal information
Date of birth (1957-06-24) 24 June 1957 (age 62)
Place of birth Pleven, Bulgaria
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1975–1977 Spartak Pleven
1977–1988 Levski Sofia 199 (6)
1986–1990 IK Brage 78 (1)
1986–1987FC Antwerp (loan) 4 (0)
1990–1992 Levski Sofia 24 (0)
National team
1978–1988 Bulgaria 55 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 December 2009

Club careerEdit

In his career Nikolov played mostly for PFC Levski Sofia. In 1984, he was named Bulgarian Footballer of the Year. He was a successful player in the Swedish top division when playing for IK Brage. Between the seasons in Sweden (where they play spring-fall) he was on loan to Antwerpen and Vitosha Levski.

International careerEdit

For Bulgaria, Nikolov was capped 55 times.


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