Tbilisi discontented with treatment to Georgian rugby players in Russia
Upcoming rugby game between nationals teams of Georgia and Russia has been put into a political context. The Georgian team faced impediments when traveling to Sochi, Russia on Friday.
As reported, putting psychological pressure on the Georgian national rugby team started by creating small obstructions.
It was also reported, that the Russian side refused to give the match live broadcast.
Tbilisi has negatively responded to the Russian side`s decision. Georgian Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs said it was expected that the Russian side would do its best to create some problems to teh Georgian national team in order to hinder its victory in the match on the territory of Russian Federation.
Lado Vardzelashvili also said Tbilisi intends to send an official letter to the International Rugby Board and urge for appointing similar games with Russia on a neutral territory in the future.
Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili expressed his sorrow and offered his condolences to the family of famous Georgian footballer Ramaz Shengelia, who died today of sudden hearty attack at the age of 55.
FIFA has replied on the letter sent by the Georgian Football Federation to FIFA president Joseph Blatter on May 25. In it, GFF administration demanded explanations on the illegitimate desire of the Abkhazian puppet regime to host international tournaments in Georgia`s occupied region.
Berlin`s newspaper Morgen Post is reporting that the Disciplinary Committee of the country`s Football Union will take the final decision on one year disqualification of Georgian player Levan Kobiashvili next week. Footballer`s lawyer says he is doing his best to save the sportsman from a long-term ban, but it will be quite hard to achieve.
The presidents of the Georgian and Azerbaijan`s football federations met in the hotel Radisson in Batumi today and discussed the joint strategy, which the two federations plan to submit to EUFA and claim to host the EURO 2020 Championship.
Czech specialist, Dusan Uhrin Jr. will train Georgia`s most popular Football Club Tbilisi Dinamo. He will be appointed the chief coach of the club and will work with Georgian team together with his father, Dusan Uhrin. Both specialists have already confirmed that they will arrive in Georgia soon in interviews with international media.