FC WIT Georgia

FC WIT Georgia is a Georgian football team from Tbilisi. The team is sponsored by WIT Georgia Ltd (a subsidiary of the United States WIT, Inc.), a pet food, accessories, and human and veterinary pharmaceuticals import company. WIT stands for World Innovation Technologies. They play their home games at Mikheil Meskhi Stadium#2 in Tbilisi.

WIT Georgia
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Full nameFootball Club WIT Georgia
Founded1997; 25 years ago (1997)
GroundMtskheta Park[1]
Tbilisi, Georgia
Capacity>1,000
ChairmanGuram Rukhadze
ManagerGocha Eradze
LeagueErovnuli Liga 2
20209th

In 2004, FC WIT Georgia won the Georgian Championship, qualifying them for the early stages of the UEFA Champions League. In 2009, they won the championship for the second time.[2] In 2010, the team won the Georgian Cup for the first time.[3] However, performance of WIT Georgia was faded after 2010–11 season and relegated to Pirveli Liga in 2014–15 season. In 2017–18, they finished second in the Erovnuli Liga 2 and secured promotion to the Erovnuli Liga.

HistoryEdit

  • 1997: Founded as FC WIT Georgia Tbilisi.

HonoursEdit

Current squadEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   GEO Ardalion Mikaberidze
4 DF   GEO Lasha Kasradze
6 MF   GEO Giorgi Vasadze
8 MF   GEO Guram Gureshidze
10 FW   GEO Irakli Sikharulidze
12 GK   GEO Jino Rechia
14 DF   GEO Irakli Khuchua
15 MF   GEO Giorgi Koripadze
16 FW   GEO Giga Jugheli
17 FW   GEO Levan Kukhaleishvili
18 MF   GEO Giorgi Gureshidze
No. Pos. Nation Player
20 DF   GEO David Khurtsilava
22 DF   GEO Revaz Ganiashvili
23 FW   GEO Beka Zakradze
24 MF   GEO Giorgi Vashakidze
25 GK   GEO Nika Daushvili
26 FW   GEO Vakhtang Jakeli
27 MF   GEO Shota Davlashelidze
28 DF   GEO Jemal Gogiashvili
29 DF   GEO Guram Adamadze
30 MF   GEO Giorgi Janelidze

European cups historyEdit

Season Competition Round Country Team Home Away
2000–01 UEFA Cup QR   Beitar Jerusalem 0–3 1–1
2001 UEFA Intertoto Cup 1R   Ried 1–0 1–2
2R   Troyes 1–1 0–6
2002 UEFA Intertoto Cup 1R   Lokeren 3–2 1–3
2003 UEFA Intertoto Cup 1R   Pasching 2–1 0–1
2004–05 UEFA Champions League 1QR   HB Tórshavn 5–0 0–3
2QR   Wisła Kraków 2–8 0–3
2005 UEFA Intertoto Cup 1R   Lombard-Papa 0–1 1–2
2006–07 UEFA Cup 1QR   Artmedia Petržalka 2–1 0–2
2008–09 UEFA Cup 1QR   Spartak Trnava 1–0 2–2
2QR   Austria Vienna X 0–2
2009–10 UEFA Champions League 1QR   Maribor 0–0 1–3
2010–11 UEFA Europa League 2QR   Baník Ostrava 0–6 0–0

ManagersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Სტადიონი მცხეთა პარკი » FC Wit Georgia".
  2. ^ "Season review: Georgia". UEFA. 9 June 2009. Retrieved 16 September 2011.
  3. ^ "WIT claim maiden Georgian Cup triumph". UEFA. 26 May 2010. Retrieved 16 September 2011.

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