Nedelcho Matushev

Defender, Football player

1962 –


Who is Nedelcho Matushev?

Nedelcho Stoyanov Matushev is a Bulgarian football manager and former footballer. He play like central defender in his career and born on 14 February 1962 in Kardzhali.

In this moment Matushev is a head coach of Lokomotiv and previous worked in Neftochimic Burgas, Chernomorets Burgas, Nesebar, Spartak and International teams of Bulgaria Under-21 and Under-19.

He is former footballer in Slavia, Neftochimic Burgas, where he spent most of his career, Spartak Plovdiv and F.C. Rozova dolina. As a player plays a central defender position and is characterized by intransigence on the ground, solid game with a head, excellent inclusions in pieces before the opponent's goal.

Matushev is a head coach who try to use the newest and most modern football theory and practice. He is not afraid to have young players and to work individually with them. Nedelcho likes to work with a strong midfield and to impose the game and to attack in both side with the wingers and the full backs. He developed a few players who are part of the Bulgarian national team as Blagoy Georgiev, Vladimir Gadzhev, Georgi Chilikov, Stoyko Sakaliev, Ivelin Popov, Nikolay Dimitrov, Valeri Domovchiyski, Vladislav Stoyanov. He worked with they in National Team U21 and U19. At August 2012 Matushev go to Ukraine and start to work at most popular club at Northwestern part of this country - Karpaty Lviv. He is a part of staff of Nikolay Kostov and worked as a first team-coach. Karpaty Lviv start to played much better, more aggressive, but at end of season all staff decide to leave because internal club-problems.

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Feb 14, 1962
Lived in
  • Kardzhali

on July 23, 2013


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