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Full name  Tenyo Tenev Minchev
1970–1972  Energetik Galabovo
Name  Tenyo Minchev

Role  Footballer
Years  Team
Position  Midfielder
Date of birth  (1954-03-03) 3 March 1954 (age 61)

Playing position  Defensive Midfielder
Place of birth  Lyubenovo, Bulgaria

Tenyo Tenev Minchev (Bulgarian: Теньо Тенев Минчев) (born 3 March 1954) is a former Bulgarian footballer.



Tenyo Minchev started his career in Energetik Galabovo before moving to Beroe Stara Zagora in 1973. He became one of the key players and was team captain for 12 years. With Minchev's help, Beroe became champions in 1985–86 season.

After a short stint in Lokomotiv Stara Zagora, Tenyo Minchev moved to Soviet side Krylia Sovetov Kuybyshev. He became the first foreign player in Soviet football. After playing 28 matches for Krylia Sovetov, Minchev ended his career.

Minchev played 4 official and 3 unofficial matches for Bulgaria.


  • Bulgarian A PFG winner: 1985-86
  • Balkans Cup winner: 1983, 1984
  • References

    Tenyo Minchev Wikipedia

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