Plamen Nikolov (footballer, born 1961)

Plamen Nikolov (Bulgarian: Пламен Николов; born 20 August 1961) is a former Bulgarian footballer who played as a goalkeeper.

Plamen Nikolov
Personal information
Full name Plamen Ivanov Nikolov
Date of birth (1961-08-20) 20 August 1961 (age 58)
Place of birth Dryanovo, Bulgaria
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position(s) Goalkeeper
Youth career
1971–1978 Lokomotiv Dryanovo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978–1981 Lokomotiv Dryanovo 67 (0)
1981–1991 Lokomotiv Sofia 106 (0)
1991–1997 Levski Sofia 132 (0)
1997–1999 Septemvri Sofia 28 (0)
Total 333 (0)
National team
1991–1994 Bulgaria 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Born in Dryanovo, Nikolov started his career at local Lokomotiv Dryanovo. He played 251 games in the Bulgarian First League over 17 seasons, appearing in the competition for Lokomotiv Sofia, Levski Sofia and Septemvri Sofia.

Throughout his career, Nikolov earned six caps for the Bulgarian national team and was a member of the squad that reached the semi-finals of the 1994 World Cup.[1] He replaced Borislav Mihaylov in the 2nd half-time during the 3rd place match against Sweden.



Lokomotiv Sofia

Levski Sofia




  1. ^ Plamen NikolovFIFA competition record

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