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Simeon Bulgaru

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Simeon Bulgaru
With Volga NN in 2013
Personal information
Date of birth (1985-05-26) 26 May 1985 (age 36)
Place of birth Chișinău, Moldavian SSR
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
2000–2002 Zimbru Chișinău
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2006 Zimbru Chișinău 70 (4)
2007–2008 Sheriff Tiraspol 17 (1)
2008–2010 Viborg FF 35 (1)
2010–2012 Alania Vladikavkaz 64 (1)
2013–2014 Volga Nizhny Novgorod 21 (0)
2014–2015 Irtysh 12 (0)
2015–2017 Dacia Chișinău 47 (1)
National team
2007–2013 Moldova 23 (1)
Teams managed
2020 Codru Lozova
2020 Zimbru Chișinău (assistant)
2020–2021 Zimbru Chișinău (interim)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Simeon Bulgaru (born 26 May 1985) is a Moldovan football manager and former player.



The talented defender began his career with FC Zimbru Chișinău and joined after three years with the senior side in January 2007 to FC Sheriff Tiraspol.

After one year with the club in January 2008 transferred from FC Sheriff Tiraspol in Moldova to Viborg FF in the Danish Superliga.[1] After 2 and a half-year in Denmark, he was sold to Alania Vladikavkaz from Russia.

On 27 February 2013 he signed a one and a half-year contract with Volga Nizhny Novgorod.[2]


Zimbru Chișinău

On 10 June 2020, Bulgaru was announced as the new assistant coach of FC Zimbru Chișinău, with Vlad Goian being announced as head coach.[3]

On 16 October 2020, Bulgaru became interim head coach after Vlad Goian left the role.[4] Bulgaru resigned from his position and left the club in January 2021.[5]


Bulgaru who was member of the Moldova national football team in 2007 holds four games for the national side.[6] On 29 May 2010, he scored his first international goal in the 2:3 friendly loss against the United Arab Emirates national football team.


  1. ^ " Profile".
  2. ^ "Булгару стал «волгарем»".
  3. ^ "COMUNICAT DE PRESĂ: RELANSAREA CLUBULUI DE FOTBAL "ZIMBRU"" [Press release: Relaunch of the Zimbru football club]. (in Romanian). FC Zimbru Chișinău. 10 June 2020. Retrieved 28 June 2020.
  4. ^ "Vlad Goian a părăsit funcția de antrenor principal al clubului Zimbru" [Vlad Goian has left the position of head coach of Zimbru]. (in Romanian). Moldfootball. 16 October 2020. Retrieved 20 October 2020.
  5. ^ "Simion Bulgaru nu mai face parte din staff-ul tehnic al clubului Zimbru" [Simeon Bulgaru is no longer part of the technical staff of Zimbru]. (in Romanian). Moldfootball. 17 January 2021. Retrieved 27 January 2021.
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