Viktor Genev

From Kazakhstan Encyclopedia

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Viktor Viktorov Genev (Template:Lang-bg; born 27 October 1988) is a Bulgarian professional footballer who plays as a defender for Botev Plovdiv.

Club career

Levski Sofia


During the first half of the 2007–2008 season, Genev played for Montana on loan.

He made his official debut for Levski Sofia on 19 March 2008 in a match against Lokomotiv Plovdiv, which Levski lost 1–0.


Apart from the 2007–2008 season, during 2008–2009 Genev started playing often for the first team wearing the kit with number 2. He also played for the Bulgarian National Football Team under 21 as a defender.

He became a Champion of Bulgaria in 2009.


On 15 July 2009, Victor made his debut in Europe for the first official match for Levski during the 2009–2010 season. The event took place in the 2nd qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League, when Levski encountered UE Sant Julià. The match ended 4–0 with a home win for The Blues.

Slavia Sofia

On 23 June 2010, Genev signed a contract with Slavia Sofia for an undisclosed transfer fee.[1]

Spartak Semey

Genev joined newly promoted Kazakhstan Premier League club Spartak Semey in January 2014 for a period of one year.[2] He made his official debut on 15 March, in the 2–1 away loss against FC Tobol in a league match and scored his first goal for the Semey club in the 2–1 win over the same opponent on 3 August.

St Mirren

On 26 February 2015, Genev signed for Scottish Premiership club St Mirren for the remainder of the season, following a successful trial.[3] He made his debut two days after signing, in a 1–0 home win against Hamilton Academical.[4] Genev left the club when his contract expired, following Saints relegation to the Scottish Championship.[5]

Petrolul Ploiești

On 7 September 2015, Genev joined Romanian side FC Petrolul Ploiești on a one-year contract.[6]

Botev Plovdiv

On 6 February 2017, Genev signed with Botev Plovdiv until the end of the season.[7] He made an official debut on 18 February during the 0-1 away win over Lokomotiv Gorna Oryahovitsa.[8]



Levski Sofia



External links

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