Position : Defender
Date of birth : 16 February, 1981
Team : Wit Georgia (Georgia)
Nationality : Georgia
Notes : Previous clubs include Olympis Tbilisi and Dinamo Tbilisi before joining Wit. He played at the 1999 European U/18 Championships and was captain of the Georgian U/21 side before making his international debut on May 2001 against Azerbaijan. Has been nicknamed Cafu because of similarities in their style of play. Is being monitored by Dynamo Kiev and other clubs around Europe. Had a trial at Dundee in May 2001. Helped Wit finish fourth in the Georgian league in 2000/01 to qualify for the InterToto Cup. Has moved on loan to Torpedo Moscow with the option of a permanent move. Could not get a work permit to join Dundee in Scotland.
LAST UPDATED: 1 January, 2002
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