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Dinko Dermendzhiev

Bulgarian footballer

Dinko Tsvetkov Dermendzhiev (Bulgarian: Динко Цветков Дерменджиев; 2 June 1941 – 1 May 2019) was a Bulgarian football player and manager.

Dinko Dermendzhiev
Personal information
Full name Dinko Tsvetkov Dermendzhiev
Date of birth (1941-06-02)2 June 1941
Place of birth Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Date of death 1 May 2019(2019-05-01) (aged 77)
Place of death Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Playing position Forward
Youth career
Maritsa Plovdiv
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1959–1978 Botev Plovdiv 447 (194)
National team
1962–1977 Bulgaria 58 (19)
Teams managed
1978–1979 Chepinets Velingrad
1979–1984 Botev Plovdiv
1984–1985 Shumen
1987–1988 Spartak Pleven
1989–1991 Botev Plovdiv
1991 Levski Sofia
1992 Hebar Pazardzhik
1992 Botev Plovdiv
1993 Botev Plovdiv
1996 Lokomotiv Plovdiv
1996 Lokomotiv Sofia
1997 Botev Plovdiv
1998–1999 Lokomotiv Plovdiv
2000 Botev Plovdiv
2001 Botev Plovdiv
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Dermendzhiev played his all of his club career for Botev Plovdiv. He played as a forward between 1959 and 1978. He also played for Bulgaria from 1962 to 1977. He played for his country 58 times, scoring 19 goals. He was in the squad for Bulgaria at three FIFA World Cups (1962, 1966 and 1970).

Dermendzhiev later became a football manager. He was in charge of Botev Plovdiv, Levski Sofia, Lokomotiv Plovdiv, as well as many other teams. He last managed in 2001.

Dermendzhiev died of problems caused by a stroke on 1 May 2019. He was 77.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "тиде си! Великият Динко Дерменджиев - Чико се пренесе във вечността!" (in Bulgarian). Botev Plovdiv. 1 May 2019. Retrieved 1 May 2019.

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