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Matey Kaziyski is a Bulgarian volleyball player.

With Dynamo Moscow
Dynamo Moscow (volleyball)
VC Dynamo Moscow is a male professional volleyball team based in Moscow, Russia.-Palmarès:*Russian Volleyball Super League ** Winner : 2006, 2008** Second place : 2004, 2005, 2007** Third place : 1992, 1993, 2002...

 he won the bronze medal at the Men's CEV Champions League 2006–07 and was awarded Final Four' "Best Server".

In late 2007 Kazijski was involved in a contract dispute between his first club Slavia and the Russian Dynamo Moscow
Dynamo Moscow (volleyball)
VC Dynamo Moscow is a male professional volleyball team based in Moscow, Russia.-Palmarès:*Russian Volleyball Super League ** Winner : 2006, 2008** Second place : 2004, 2005, 2007** Third place : 1992, 1993, 2002...

 and his new club Trento
Trentino Volley
Trentino Volley is a professional volleyball team based in Trento, Italy. It plays in the Italian Volleyball League without interruption since 2000. It has won two times the Italian Volleyball League, the Italian cup, a CEV Champions League and the FIVB Men's Club World Volleyball Championship...

. It ended with the player joining the Italian Trento in the summer of 2007.

Matey's mother and father were both Bulgarian national volleyball players. Still young he trained different sports like football, basketball
Basketball
Basketball is a team sport in which two teams of five players try to score points by throwing or "shooting" a ball through the top of a basketball hoop while following a set of rules...

 and even bow shooting and horse riding. His volleyball career started in the junior team of Slavia Sofia as a setter. Subsequently he played in all positions until he finally became a spiker.

In April 2009, Kaziyski won the Men's CEV Champions League 2008–09 with Trentino Volley. He was awarded the Final Four's MVP award. In 2010 Trentino Volley defended their CEV Champions League title with a 3-1 win against Zenit Kazan.

Clubs

Slavia Sofia (1995–2002) Lukoil Bourgas (2002–2004) Slavia Sofia (2004–2005) Dynamo Moscow
Dynamo Moscow (volleyball)
VC Dynamo Moscow is a male professional volleyball team based in Moscow, Russia.-Palmarès:*Russian Volleyball Super League ** Winner : 2006, 2008** Second place : 2004, 2005, 2007** Third place : 1992, 1993, 2002...

 (2005–2007) Itas Diatec Trentino
Trentino Volley
Trentino Volley is a professional volleyball team based in Trento, Italy. It plays in the Italian Volleyball League without interruption since 2000. It has won two times the Italian Volleyball League, the Italian cup, a CEV Champions League and the FIVB Men's Club World Volleyball Championship...

 (2007–present)

Individuals

  • 2006 FIVB World Championship "Best Server"
  • 2006–07 CEV Champions League "Best Server"
  • 2008–09 CEV Champions League "Most Valuable Player"
  • 2010–11 CEV Champions League "Best Spiker"
  • Men's Club World Championship 2009 "Best Spiker"
  • Men's Club World Championship 2009 "Most Valuable Player"
  • Men's Club World Championship 2011 "Best Server"

Clubs

  • 2006 Russian Championship - Champion, with Dynamo Moscow
    Dynamo Moscow (volleyball)
    VC Dynamo Moscow is a male professional volleyball team based in Moscow, Russia.-Palmarès:*Russian Volleyball Super League ** Winner : 2006, 2008** Second place : 2004, 2005, 2007** Third place : 1992, 1993, 2002...

  • 2008 Italian Championship - Champion, with Itas Diatec Trentino
  • 2009 Italian Championship - Runner-Up, with Itas Diatec Trentino
  • 2008–09 CEV Indesit Champions League - , Champion, with Itas Diatec Trentino
  • 2009 FIVB Club World Championship
    2009 FIVB Men's Club World Volleyball Championship
    The 2009 FIVB Men's Club World Championship was the 5th edition of the event. It was held in Doha, Qatar from November 3 to 8, 2009.-Golden formula:...

     - Champion, with Itas Diatec Trentino
  • 2010 Italian Cup - Champion, with Itas Diatec Trentino
  • 2009–10 CEV Indesit Champions League
    Men's CEV Champions League 2009–10
    The CEV Champions League is the highest level of European club volleyball in the 2009–10 season.-Teams of the 2009–2010 competition:The number of participants on the basis of ranking list for European Cup Competitions:...

     - , Champion, with Itas Diatec Trentino
  • 2010 FIVB Men's Club World Volleyball Championship - Champion, with Itas Diatec Trentino
  • 2010–11 CEV Champions League
    Men's CEV Champions League 2010–11
    The CEV Champions League was the highest level of European club volleyball in the 2010–11 season and was the 52nd edition.-Teams of the 2010–2011 competition:The number of participants on the basis of ranking list for European Cup Competitions:...

     - , Champion, with Trentino BetClic
  • 2011 Italian Championship - Champion, with Itas Diatec Trentino
  • 2011 FIVB Men's Club World Championship winner with Itas Diatec Trentino.

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