President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili met with the Georgian national Olympic team at the president`s palace before their departure to London and wished success to them. `You will have great competition and we`ll have great emotions for your victory. Georgian man is the warrior, who does not lose the hope to win even in t he most difficult situation; we have chances to win in all games - we should only try. Around the world, many people recognize that despite many problems, Georgia is taking leading positions and so we should be in sports,` President said.
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.
Kakha Kaladze might have been involved in match-fixing scandal in Italy - Italy`s prosecutor`s office is investigating the case of several fixed matches, in which the names of several famous footballers and coaches are also mentioned along with Kaladze.
Azerbaijan wants to co-host EURO 2020 with Georgia - Azerbaijan`s media has reported the decision of the The Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan based on the statement of the announced at a AFFA president Rovnag Abdullayev.
Abkhazian puppet regime has addressed FIFA [The Fédération Internationale de Football Association] to grant the authority for hosting friendly tournaments in Georgia`s breakaway region - Jemal Gubaz, the so-called president of the Abkhazian Football Federation has told Russian news agencies.
Futsal team from the so-called South Ossetia participated in the unofficial tournament of futsal, which was called by its organizers Europe`s championship, along with the teams from Russia, Belarus, Latvia, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Norway and Catalonia.