Open main menu

FC WIT Georgia is a Georgian football team from Tbilisi. The team is sponsored by WIT Georgia Ltd (a subsidiary of the US 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
Georgia-Tbilisi.png
Full nameFootball Club WIT Georgia
Founded1997; 22 years ago (1997)
GroundMikheil Meskhi Stadium #2
Tbilisi, Georgia
Capacity>1,000
ChairmanGuram Rukhadze
ManagerZurab Beridze
LeagueErovnuli Liga
20182nd (Erovnuli Liga 2) Increase

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.[1] In 2010, the team won the Georgian Cup for the first time.[2] 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. Position Player
1   GK Ardalion Mikaberidze
4   DF Lasha Kasradze
6   MF Giorgi Vasadze
8   MF Guram Gureshidze
10   FW Irakli Sikharulidze
12   GK Jino Rechia
14   DF Irakli Khuchua
15   MF Giorgi Koripadze
16   FW Giga Jugheli
17   FW Levan Kukhaleishvili
18   MF Giorgi Gureshidze
No. Position Player
20   DF David Khurtsilava
22   DF Revaz Ganiashvili
23   FW Beka Zakradze
24   MF Giorgi Vashakidze
25   GK Nika Daushvili
26   FW Vakhtang Jakeli
27   MF Shota Davlashelidze
28   DF Jemal Gogiashvili
29   DF Guram Adamadze
30   MF 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   Wisla 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. ^ "Season review: Georgia". UEFA. 9 June 2009. Retrieved 16 September 2011.
  2. ^ "WIT claim maiden Georgian Cup triumph". UEFA. 26 May 2010. Retrieved 16 September 2011.

External linksEdit