Legendary football manager Ferario Spasov killed in 'high-speed' car crash with two others injured | The Sun
LEGENDARY football manager Ferario Spasov has been tragically killed in a high-speed crash.
Spasov was the manager of Bulgarian side Dunav Lom.
Reports in Bulgaria said the incident occurred at 17:00 near Veliko Tarnovo on the road between Sofia and Varna.
Spasov, who was 61, was returning home to Lovech from a match between Dunav and Lokomotiv Gorna Oryahovitsa.
The traffic collision occurred when the car driven by Spasov was hit from behind by a Mercedes sports car.
Spasov died at the scene.
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Meanwhile, two people who were in the Mercedes were also injured.
Bulgarian giants CSKA Sofia paid tribute to their former manager.
A statement on their website said: "It is with great pain and sorrow that we inform you that yesterday the former coach of CSKA Ferario Spasov died in a car accident near Veliko Tarnovo.
"The management, the players, the coaching staff and all CSKA employees express their sincere condolences to the family, relatives and relatives of Ferario Spasov!"
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Ex-club Botev Plovdiv also paid tribute to their former boss.
Spasov enjoyed a widespread career in management from 1996.
He managed 18 different teams and went on to lift the Bulgarian League title in 1998/99 and the Bulgarian Cup in 2000/01.
Spasov also had a stint as Bulgaria's Under 17 boss.
Prior to going into management, he had been a midfielder in a career spanning between 1979 and 1993.
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