Ayan Sadakov facts for kids
|Full name||Ayan Faikov Sadakov|
|Date of birth||26 September 1961|
|Place of birth||Plovdiv, Bulgaria|
|Date of death||1 July 2017(aged 55)|
|Place of death||Plovdiv, Bulgaria|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)|
Sadakov began his club career at the local Lokomotiv Plovdiv. For "The Smurfs" he played eleven seasons, before transferring to Portugal's C.F. Os Belenenses in 1989. Two years later he return in Lokomotiv and played two years, before signed with Botev Plovdiv in summer 1994. Sadakov made 80 appearances for Bulgaria, between 1981 and 1991 and scored 9 goals. He played in four matches for his country at 1986 FIFA World Cup.
Sadakov had been appointed on September 29, 2008 as a manager of Lokomotiv Plovdiv a second time to replace Dragan Kanatlarovski.
In 2014, Sadakov announced he was diagnosed with ALS. He died on 1 July 2017, aged 55.
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