Levski name second new coach in ten days
Levski Sofia have unveiled Ilian Iliev as their new head coach, the second change at the club's helm within ten days.
Iliev, 43, who is currently coaching fellow Bulgarian league team Beroe Stara Zagora, will take over Levski at the end of the season on a three-year contract, Levski chairman Ivo Tonev said.
Iliev's appointment followed the surprise resignation yesterday of crowd favourite and Levski coach Georgy Ivanov, who quit the club just nine days into his interim job. Assistants will take charge in the meanwhile.
Levski are currently fifth in the Bulgarian league table with 45 points from 22 games, nine points behind leaders and city arch-rivals CSKA Sofia.
The 26-times Bulgarian champions, who last won the title in 2009, held talks earlier this week with former Bulgarian national team coach Stanimir Stoilov to take over the team but failed to reach an agreement.
Late last month, Nikolay Kostov tendered his resignation following a shock loss to lowly Mineur Pernik.