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02.04.2014

Rene Ferreira - a Brazilian from "Zestafoni".

Many think 21-year-old Rene Ferreira of Brazil is one of the best central defenders at the Georgian Championship. In the previous round he became a favorite of “Zestafoni” fans. Rene plays well and has a good technique. “World Sport” talked to Rene ...

08.02.2014

Serbian goalkeeper Bojan Pavlovic joined “Zestafoni”.

Football Club “Zestafoni” signed contract with Serbian goalkeeper Bojan Pavlovic. 27-year-old football player signed 2 and a half-year contract. Pavlovic played in Red Star (Belgrade), Qarabag (Azerbaijan) and last time for OFK Belgrade, Serbia ...

01-16.02.2014

Zestafonians in Belek.

On February, 1, Football Club "Zestafoni" have gone to Turkey for carrying out the final stage of preparation for the second part of the XXV National Championship of Georgia, starting on Fbruary, 22. Margvetians has settled down in Belek, in hotel "Susesi Luxuri Resort" ...

15.01.2014

Striving for Strengthening is continuous Process.

In winter transfer period, FC “Zestafoni” was the most active among the Georgian clubs. The team of Gia Geguchadze completely altered and mostly, added the players of “Torpedo” Kutaisi. Moreover, almost every player is well-known and are considered as strong players in our Championship ...

13.01.2014

Chkhetiani will help Geguchadze.

Former head coach of “Merani” Matvili Kakha Chkhetiani will work as an assistant of Gia Geguchadze in “Zestafoni”. Head coach presented Chkhetiani to the football players. Guram Aspindzelashvili is another assistant of Geguchadze and the goalkeepers are trained by Davit Janelidze ...

30.12.2013

Zestafoni Municipality Fulfills Its Promise from January.

On December 30 about 200 fans gathered at the Zestafoni Municipality. They were to meet the Head of the municipality by the initiative of “Zestafoni” fan club. At 12:00 Head of the municipality Mr. Tariel Tutarashvili met the football fans in his cabinet ...

14.11.2013

The claim of FC Zestafoni in FIFA has accepted.

FC Zestafoni reffered with the claim to FIFA against FC Karpaty and requested payment of relevant training compensation. After a long study and consideration of this case, a few days ago we received the decision of FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber according ...

02.11.2013

Geguchadze Returned to "Zestafoni".

George Geguchadze – considered by many people as the best coach of the Georgian Championship returns to “Zestafoni”. The club has not officially announced the conclusion of the contract, but it is already known that it is 2-months plus 2-years contract ...

03.08.2013

UEFA picked out Avto Endeladze.

UEFA official website picked out their ten to watch from the UEFA European Under-19 Championship in Lithuania. Avtandil Endeladze, midfielder of the Georgian national team, represented in this team Football Club "Zestafoni", is on this list too ...

21.07-02.08.2013

Zestafonians in Turkey.

On July, 21, Football Club "Zestafoni" have gone to Turkey for carrying out the final stage of preparation for XXV National Championship of Georgia, starting on August, 10-th. Margvetians has settled down near to Izmit, in the little place Kartepe, in comfortable hotel "Green Park Kartepe" ...

16.07.2013

Ratko Dostanic is the Head Coach of FC Zestafoni.

New coaches of FC “Zestafoni” were presented on the David Abashidze stadium. 53-year-old Ratko Dostanic from Serbia is a new Head Coach of the club. The Serbian coach has two titles – Bulgarian Super Cup in “Levski” and Serbian Cup “Crvena Zvezda” ...

18.05.2013

The Minister of Sports Levan Kipiani in Zestafoni.

Football Club “Zestafoni”'s Press-office distributed a letter of Imereti, in which the Club requested the Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs to come to Zestafoni and get acquainted with the situation. The Minister did not put off the visit and has appointed a meeting ...

10.05.2013

Kokaia asked Zestafoni Municipality to take over the Club.

Ilia Kokaia, president of “Zestafoni”, is ready to give the football club to the Zestafoni Municipality with its infrastructure. The president of “Zestafoni” applied to the government with an official letter. Sergo Putkaradze, press attaché of the club, presented this letter to “World Sport”. ...

23.02.2013

Super Cup of Georgia Again Belongs to "Zestafoni".

“Zestafoni” won Georgian Super Cup the second time and as a result “Zestafoni” as well as “Ameri” have the same result.  Last year in May, in the Georgian Cup final “Dila” Gori beat “Zestafoni” 4:1 and then in championship they beat them twice with minimal point difference ...

22.02.2013

Super Cup joy for Zestafoni.

Fifth in the Super League in defence of their crown, FC Zestafoni beat title contenders and cup holders FC Dila Gori 4-2 on penalties to claim the Georgian Super Cup. Scoring chances were scarce during the 120 minutes of play as both teams failed to produce flowing football meaning ...

21.02.2013

Before the Super Cup.

On February 22, at 17:00 o’clock, at “Mikheil Meskhi” officially starts Georgian spring football season. In the Super Cup match “Zestafoni” the champion of the country plays against “Dila”. This year is 12th anniversary of this Cup. It starts its history in 1996 ...

10.02.2013

Ilia Kokaia - about Mistakes, Perspectives ...

We continue searching. We made one big mistake that we did not replace one generation with another one quickly. Now we are not among leaders but I am not disappointed”, - Ilia Kokaia told me. I talked to him while the break of “Zestafoni”-“Lechia” friendly match ...

24.12.2012

Champion beat Leader.

The 22 round matches were held at the national football championship. Zestaponi hosted a central match where Football Club “Zestafoni”, current champion of the country, has held against "Winter Champion" - "Dinamo" and finally the matches ended – 2:1 ...

11.11.2012

"Zestafoni" - "Torpedo" 1-0.

Despite a advantage, champion found it difficult to defeat “Torpedo”. If not a good playing of defense and goalkeeper, “Zestafoni” would not have taken two very important points. In the middle of the first half (25-th minute) Tornike Gorgiashvili scored the goal ...

24.07.2012

"Zestafoni" - "Neftchi" 2-2.

Three down after the first leg, Zestafoni gave themselves hope with two goals inside the opening 20 minutes. However, Julius Wobay, a scorer when the teams met last week, quickly extinguished such optimism before Rashad A. Sadygov hit a second-half penalty to put the tie beyond doubt ...

17.07.2012

"Neftchi" - "Zestafoni" 3-0.

Azerbaijani champions Neftçi PFK could hardly have wished for a better start in their UEFA Champions League second qualifying round tie against FC Zestafoni, comfortably beating their Georgian counterparts 3-0 in Baku. Two goals in two minutes midway through the first half by Imamverdiyev and Wobay ...

26.06-10.07.2012

Zestafonians in Tirol.

On June, 26, FC "Zestafoni" have gone to Austria for carrying out the final stage of preparation for the second qualifying Round of UEFA Champions League, starting on July, 17-th. The team has settled down near to Sankt Johan, in the little place Fieberbrunn, in comfortable hotel "Alpine Resort " ...

30.05.2012

Season review: Georgia.

FC Zestafoni claimed the league title for the second year running but were denied a consecutive domestic double by FC Dila Gori, who lifted the Georgian Cup for the first time. Giorgi Chiabrishvili's first season as a coach ended triumphantly as he ensured Zestafoni ...

29.05.2012

Zestafoni win Georgian Super Cup.

League champions this season, FC Zestafoni came from behind to defeat FC Gagra 3-1 to claim their maiden Georgian Super Cup in a fixture originally scheduled for last December. Zestafoni had little time to put their disappointment behind them ...

26.05.2012

Dila Gori spring surprise to win maiden cup.

FC Dila Gori have lifted the Georgian Cup for the first time in the club's history after coming back from a goal down to maul league winners FC Zestafoni 4-1 in the final. Dila finished fifth in the league with less than half the points total of Zestafoni, but they showed their class against the champions ...

21.05.2012

Zestafoni retain Georgian Premier League crown.

FC Zestafoni have been crowned Georgian Premier League champions for a second successive season. Zestafoni finished level with FC Metalurgi Rustavi on 55 points at the Georgian summit but secured top spot thanks to a greater number of victories over the course of the season ...

06.05.2012

"Zestafoni" Beat "Metallurg" again.

“Zestafoni” beat leader “Metallurg” 2:0 and is 2 points behind it (the team of Gia Chiabrishvili defeated “Metallurg” for the fourth time). Shota Grigalashvili scored the first goal at the 69th minute. Owonikoko of Nigeria scored the second goal at the 90th minute ...

08.03.2012

"Wit-Georgia" - "Zestafoni".

In this round match “Zestafoni” managed to beat “Wit-Georgia” as a result of Tornike Gorgiashvili’s goal. It is newsworthy that since the 33rd round “Wit-Georgia” was playing with 10 players. Giorgi Dzadzamia goalkeeper of “Wit-Georgia” was sent off ...

02.03.2012

Dvali Returned with Hat Trick.

“Zestafoni” beat “Spartaki” Tskhinvali 5:2 in the postponed match of XXI round at Georgian national football championship. Shota Grigalashvili scored goal at the 13th minute. Jaba Dvali returned to the field with hat trick. Host forward scored the first goal at the 19th minute ...

22.02.2012

"Zestafoni" - "Baia".

Despite a huge advantage, champion found it difficult to defeat “Baia”. If not a good playing of defense and goalkeeper, “Zestafoni” would not have taken 2 “gold” points. Champion of Georgia earned 3 points in a quite tense match. The goalkeeper of “Zestafoni” saved the team ...

09.02.2012

"Zestafoni" Beats Russian "Krylia" with Penalties.

“Zestafoni” started competing at Marbella Cup with winning over “Krylia” of Russian Premier League. 90 minutes finished with 2:2 and in penalty series the match ended up in favor of “Zestafoni” – 4:2... Roin Kvaskhadze goalkeeper of “Zestafoni” saved two penalties ...

06.02.2012

"Zestafoni" Lost in Spain again.

Champion of Georgia FC “Zestafoni” held the second match at Marbella Cup. This time, “Politehnica” Timisoara, one of the leaders of Romanian II Division, was the opponent of the team of Giorgi Chiabrishvili. “Zestafoni” lost this sparring too – 0:3 ...

30.01.2012

Nikoloz Gelashvili Plays for "Bochum"

26-year-old Georgian forward Nikoloz Gelashvili will play for German “Bochum”. This issue is already decided, the agreement is reached – according to the German edition. After 19 rounds, “Bochum” is in the 9th place in Bundesliga 2. Though, football fans know that it is a traditional club ...

16.01.2012

Champion of Rehearsal of Super Cup.

After New Year, “Zestafoni”, champion of Georgia, held the first sparring in football. The team of Giorgi Chiabrishvili hosted FC “Gagra”, owner of Cup, on training base and beat 5:2. Two new players (Davit Razhamashvili and Davit Mujiri) of the host team scored goals ...

22.12.2011

"Zestaponi" is Unstoppable in Martvili Too.

“Zestaponi” steadied its leadership with winning the match in Martvili. “Zestaponi” is the only club which won the match in Martvili during this season. At the 52th minute “Zestaponi” scored the first goal and finally the matches ended – 0:2. “Zestaponi” scored the both goals from long distance ...

18.12.2011

"Zestafoni" - Double Champion.

The 18th round matches were held at the national football championship. “Zestafoni”, current champion of the country, guaranteed winter championship. If “Zestafoni” wins over “Merani” Martvili on December 22, the team will become leader of the second round schedule ...

15.12.2011

Two Different Halves.

Such type matches are always paid attention in any countries’ football championship. Matches between the best Georgian clubs are always spectacular in recent years and the same happened in this match. Many times champion “Dinamo” lost with active champion “Zestaponi” – 1:5 ...

07.12.2011

Thriller of "Zestaponi"-"Torpedo" is Beyond Cup in 4 Minutes.

“Zestaponi” became the fourth semifinalist of Davit Kipiani Cup. “Zestaponi” won over “Torpedo” Kutaisi in a very dramatic match, which was held at the stadium named after Davit Abashidze. “Zestaponi” beat “Torpedo” and went through the next stage ...

15.11.2011

"Zestafoni" Returns Leadership.

The stadium was in good condition for showing possibilities. In fact, during whole match “Zestaponi” had advantages, Giorgi Chaberashvili’s team managed to use two moments from many dangerous moments and it was quite enough for achieving their goal ...

26.08.2011

Akpala Scored Two Goals.

After successful playing of “Dinamo” Tbilisi in the qualifying round of UEFA Cup 2004, Georgian clubs has never been so close to the group round of European tournaments. “Zestafoni” has a strong opponent but after the first match, Georgians were full with optimism ...

23.08.2011

Georgian duo's comeback hopes.

FC Zestafoni and FC Dinamo Tbilisi have the chance to write a new chapter in the history of Georgian club football when they conclude their UEFA Europa League play-offs on Thursday. FC Zestafoni and FC Dinamo Tbilisi have the chance to cause a real stir on Thursday ...

19.08.2011

45+45: Two Different "Zestafoni".

“Zestafoni” was scored three goals and it is too many for a home match. Though, fans applauded the club and the club really deserved it – for the second 45 minutes when the team of Giorgi Chiabrishvili attacked its opponent. “We watched two different halfs" ...

16.08.2011

Geguchadze takes leave of Zestafoni.

FC Zestafoni will host Club Brugge KV in their play-off first leg on Thursday with assistant coach Georgy Chiabrishvili at the helm after Gia Geguchadze handed in his resignation. Geguchadze, whose side were beaten 2-1 on aggregate in the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round ...

08.08.2011

Championship Start of "Zestafoni".

The first match of the 23rd National football championship which was held in Kutaisi can be considered as the match of the season. Both teams - "Torpedo"" and "Zestafoni" are fighting for the champion title. Besides that, regional derby is always tense and interesting ...

03.08.2011

Kienast takes Sturm a step closer.

Roman Kienast's strike proved the difference between the two sides as the Austrian champions moved closer to a return to the group stage. SK Sturm Graz edged closer to their first UEFA Champions League group stage appearance since 2000/01 thanks to a 1-0 home defeat of FC Zestafoni ...

27.07.2011

Gia Geguchadze: "Zestafoni" Can Do More".

After the match of “Zestafoni” – “Sturm”, head coaches of the teams held press conference for journalists. First, host head coach Gia Geguchadze showed up at the press conference - "We had advantage for the whole match but after scoring goal we made mistake and our opponent use it" ...

27.07.2011

Wolves do not Leave "Zestafoni" Alone.

After the match of the second qualifying round in Chisinau, champion of Georgia looked like a winner fighter who came out of wolf’s lair. Players of “Zestafoni” were injured in this match and because of that some players could not participate in the match against Austrians ...

26.07.2011

Wolf steals Sturm advantage against Zestafoni.

SK Sturm Graz go into their home encounter against FC Zestafoni next week with a slender advantage following a 1-1 draw in Tbilisi. The Georgian side thought that they had stolen a march on Frank Foda's charges when Nikoloz Gelashvili broke the deadlock after 74 minutes ...

25.07.2011

I Wish Popkhadze Success, But not for Tomorrow.

The schedule of holding pre-match press-conference was changed due to 2-hour late arrival of Austrian club in the capital of Georgia, Tbilisi. Franco Foda head coach of “Sturm” Graz talked to journalists after the training. Before him, Gia Geguchadze head coach of “Zestaponi” talked to journalists ...

22.07.2011

"Zestafoni" will Host Austrians in Tbilisi.

Because of some violations while the match against Moldovan champion, “Zestafoni” will have to hold the match of the third qualifying round in Tbilisi. “Zestafoni” will host champion of Austria – “Sturm” Graz at the “Boris Paichadze” national Stadium...

21.07.2011

Dobrovolski physically assaulted Irakli Dzaria.

Unsporting fight of the coaching staff of “Dacia” Chisinau against “Zestafoni” ended up with physical assault of Irakli Dzaria, midfielder of “Zestafoni”, by Moldovan head coach Igor Dobrovolski. This conflict started on the pitch and then turned into the team fight in dressing room ...

15.07.2011

Ten-man Zestafoni progress despite defeat.

UEFA Champions League debutants FC Zestafoni reached the third qualifying round despite being reduced to ten men in losing to fellow newcomers FC Dacia Chisinau. Zestafoni face SK Sturm Graz in the third qualifying round, the first leg of which takes place on 26/27 July ...

16.07.2011

"Zestaponi" needs playing at "David Abashidze".

After the first match of the second qualifying round of UEFA Champions League between “Zestaponi” and “Dacia” bulgarian Delegate of this match Andrey Medintsev provided UEFA bad information. According to the photo, security-officer who had to secure the match did not prohibit attendance ...

15.07.2011

"Zestaponi" again has Chance of hosting rival in Imereti.

By the way in case of failure, the third qualifying round of Champions League will not be the last obstacle for “Zestaponi” this year. Looser club is given chance of competing at sub-group stage of Europa League for going through play-off. Supposedly “Zestponi” will not be allowed to hold interior match ...

14.07.2011

"Zestaponi" Beats "Dacia".

One more city added to geography of UEFA Champions League. Zestaponi (including villages population of this city is 78 000) was given chance to listen to the anthem of league. Georgian spectators are not petted with watching such good football played by Georgian teams ...

13.07.2011

Zestafoni assume control against Dacia.

The Georgian champions will take a telling lead to Moldova thanks to two first-half goals from Jaba Dvali and one from Nikoloz Gelashvili. Georgian champions FC Zestafoni defeated FC Dacia Chisinau 3-0 in the opening instalment of their second qualifying round tie ...

11.07.2011

Mixed cast lines up for second qualifying round.

Two runners-up, ten debutants and plenty of recent group stage experience will be among the notable elements when the second qualifying rounds kicks off on Tuesday. FC Zestafoni from Georgia host FC Dacia Chisinau, who ended FC Sheriff's ten-year dominance in Moldova last season ...

21.06-05.07.2011

Preparation for Champions League in Austria.

On June, 21, Football Club "Zestafoni" have gone to Austria for carrying out the final stage of preparation for the second qualifying Round of UEFA Champions League, starting on July, 13-th. The team has settled down near to Sankt Johan, in the little place Kirchdorf, in comfortable hotel "Seiwald" ...

21.06.2011

Season review: Georgia.

The two main prizes in Georgian football went to clubs which were only founded in 2004. FC Zestafoni won the Georgian Cup in 2008, but topped that with league success this time around in the final season before the competition is expanded from ten teams to 12 ...

22.05.2011

Finish of Championship.

“Zestaponi” hosted “Wit Georgia” Tbilisi in the last round of XXII national football championship and scored 4 goals (Gorgiashvili, Gelashvili and Kobakhidze, autogoal of Ganiashvili). Authorities of the federation attended the match. They awarded “Zestaponi” with Cup and gold medals ...

15.05.2011

Zestafoni claim maiden Georgian crown.

FC Zestafoni have been crowned Georgian champions for the first time with two matches to spare following a 4-1 win against FC Samtredia. Knowing victory would preserve their six-point lead over FC Dinamo and ensure a bigger number of wins as a tiebreaker in the event of the teams finishing level ...

06.05.2011

Celebration is Postponed in Zestaponi.

According to the results of the 33rd round of Georgian 22nd national football championship, we were to declare “Zestaponi” as champion. “Zestaponi” beat “Kolkheti” 4:1 in Poti and was waiting for the match to end in Samtredia. At the 81st minute, “Samtredia” was winning the match ...

23.04.2011

Decreased Chances of "Olimpi".

In the match of the 31st round match of XXII Georgian National Championship “Olimpi” hosted “Zestaponi. Nika Gelashvili the best bombardier of the championship scored at the 40th seconds and “Zestaponi” advanced. At the 33rd minutes Irakli Dzaria managed to score ...

10.04.2011

"Zestaponi" Is Close to Championship.

The central match of the 22nd national football championship ended up with victory of the leader. Giorgi Chankotadze scored the only goal of the match at the last minute – 1:0. “Zestaponi” has 60 points and is still leading the tournament schedule. “Zestaponi” has not lost 15 matches in a row...

22.03.2011

Ketsbaia has named players for Croatia.

Temur Ketsbaia head coach of Georgian National Football Team has named 24-man staff, which plays against Croatian National Team on March 26 in the capital of Georgia, Tbilisi.  Since March 26 Georgian team starts preparation in Tel Aviv for qualifying match against Israel National team ...

27.02.2011

"Zestaponi" is Leader.

After XXII round match football club “Zestaponi” is leader of Georgian National Championship. “Zestaponi” won over “Olimpi” Rustavi 2:0 in this match. After the first half score was – 1:0, at the 33rd minutes after assist of Gelashvili Grigalashvili scored a goal. In the second half ...

19.02.2011

"Zestaponi" Ended Series of Failure with "Dinamo".

This match was really tense but temp was very low and that’s why it was not spectacular match for football fans. At the 18th minutes Brazilian Robertihno forward of “Dinamo” started attack and finally he kicked in direction of goal of “Zestaponi”, but could not manage to score ...

25.01-09.02.2011

FC "Zestafoni" in Spain.

On January, 25-th football club "Zestafoni" have gone to Spain for carrying out the final stage of preparation for the second part of National Championship, starting on February, 14-th. The team has settled down near to Malaga, in the city Estepona, in comfortable hotel "H10 Estepona Palace" ...

14.01.2011

“Zestaponi” started preparation.

Football club "Zestaponi" resumed preparation for the second half of the National Championship on January 10. After the medical checkup, the team gathered in Zestaponi and is training twice a day. "WorldSport" got interested in the current situation of the team and contacted head coach Gia Geguchadze ...

15.12.2010

"Zestaponi" is in Semifinal of the National Cup.

"Zestaponi", "Wit Georgia", "Gagra" and "Torpedo" won a right to compete in the semifinal of Davit Kipiani Cup... After beating "Olimpi" two weeks ago in the first match 3:0, "Zestaponi" played scoreless draw in Rustavi and is expecting its opponent in the semifinal ...

12.12.2010

"Zestaponi" Did Half Job.

"Zestaponi", leader of the national championship, hosted "Wit Georgia" in Imereti region. "Zestaponi" held the best matches before winter break. Nika Gelashvili must be distinguished from the team. He played a great role in success of his team ...

06.12.2010

The Best Substitute is Top Scorer.

The previous match of "Zestaponi" against "Samtredia" was the 200th match for "Zestaponi". "Zestaponi" scored 7 goals in that match. Gelashvili made hat trick, Dvali and Tsinamdzgvrishvili - doubles. These last two players scored 2-2 goals this time too ...

02.12.2010

"Zestaponi" won over "Olimpi".

The first match is always very important in Cup matches, the teams try more to show their best opportunities and generally in repeat matches they act according to some tactic. Yesterday, were held the first cup match in Zestaponi. The most distinguished teams “Zestaponi” and “Olimpi” met each other ...

27.11.2010

Parade of Leaders.

All top three teams played in the 16th round of Supreme League and all of them won the matches. Thanks to hat trick of Nikoloz Gelashvili, "Zestaponi" was winning the first half over "Samtredia" 3:0 . Players of Gia Geguchadze scored other 4 goals in the second half and 7:0 ...

07.11.2010

"Olimpi" Reapeted History.

"Olimpi" repeated history and became leader after unsuccessful competing as it did last year. At the end of the match was set penalty and a captain of the team Kvakhadze performed it, Rekhviashvili was controling the situation but ball touched Daushvili's shoulder and goalkeeper could not save ...

01.11.2010

Outsider Syndrome.

Another round finished and there is no changes in schedule. "Zestaponi" had a chance to become a real leader. We remember answer of Gia Geguchadze, head coach of "Zestaponi" - what can prevent "Zestaponi" from becoming a champion? Only "Zestaponi" itself ...

27.10.2010

"Baia"-"Zestaponi" 1:3.

"Zestaponi" visited "Baia" in Zugdidi and won 3:1. In the first half Nika Gelashvili scored the first goal of the match. Malichava equalized the score in the second half but at the 76th minute, Gelashvili advanced "Zestaponi". After 5 minutes, Shota Grigalashvili scored scored another goal.

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17.10.2010

"Zestaponi" lost derby.

The 10th round of the national championship finished with interesting Imereti Derby. "Torpedo" and "Zestaponi" played against each other in Kutaisi. At the 27th minute, Merab Gigauri ("Torpedo") scored a goal and his team won the match - 1:0.

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03.10.2010

"Zestaponi" is Leading with a 4-point Handicap.

Such unexpected results have not been showed at the national championship for a long time. Last round of the first circle seemed predictable but the results showed that it was not so. Rustavi hosted the central match of the round. "Wit Georgia" Tbilisi hosted leader "Zestaponi" ...

30.09.2010

"Sioni"-"Zestaponi" 1:3.

Leader “Zestaponi” won in Bolnisi. In the first half “Zestaponi” could not score, but in the second half Tornike Aptsiauri scored and at the 49th minutes Lasha Nozadze player of “Bolnisi” scored responsive goal, but Gia Geguchadze advanced his team with two points. At the 63rd minutes Jaba Dvali scored and Tornike Gorgiashvili scored within extra time.

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25.09.2010

Sanaia Recognized Advantage of Opponent.

The last round match of National Championship was held between west Georgian teams “Zestaponi” and “Samtredia”. Yesterday’s match was very important for both sides, “Samtredia” plays every interior match very inspired and carefully and as for “Zestaponi” this team fights for championship ...

19.09.2010

Victory of Favorites.

All matches of the 6th round finished at the national football championship. "Olimpi", "Dinamo", "Zestaponi", "Wit Georgia" - they are leading the tournament schedule like in the last season. Two matches were held in Tbilisi. Visit of "Kolkheti" in Zestaponi finished unsuccessfully ...

16.09.2010

"Zestaponi"-"Torpedo" 2:1.

The match between “Torpedo” and “Zestaponi” was quite tense and dramatic. After losing a few fans came to support for “Zestaponi” some supporters explains it with high price of ticket, but most of them think that unsuccessful playing of “Zestaponi” was reflected on fans ...

11.09.2010

The Best Goals from Megreladze.

Giorgi Megreladze scored 2 beautiful goals and helped "Baia" to win over one of the most important favorites. In the first half, after a corner kick, a 32-year-old forward scored a goal with head. In the second half he scored another goal. "Zestaponi" scored only one goal ...

29.08.2010

"Zestaponi" on the First Place.

In the 4th round of Georgian Football National Championship, host clubs won 3 matches from 5 and guest clubs did not score a goal in the 2nd half. "Zestaponi" beat champion "Olimpi" with one goal of Nika Gelashvili. At the 18th minute, after the assist of Irakli Dzaria Gelashvili was left one on one ...

22.08.2010

With Leadership of Rati.

An hour before the start of the match, memorial board of David Abashidze was open on the Zestaponi stadium. David Abashidze was general director of "Zestaponi". Management of the club appreciated his merit - Zestaponi stadium is named after David Abashidze ...

16.08.2010

Dynamics.

To tell the truth, this was a match between two favorites of National Championship. "Dinamo" and "Zestaponi" played better than any other Georgian clubs at European tournaments. They went through 2 rounds and fought in the 3rd one too. Central match of the first round was ...

06.08.2010

"Zestafoni" Could not Climb Karpaty.

We can say easily that so many tickets has never been sold at the Zestaponi stadium. The "David Abashidze" stadium was crowded and it was important fact for Georgian footballers. Temur Ketsbaia was sitting in the tribune and it was another stimulus for them ...

05.08.2010

Zestafoni (Georgia) - Karpaty (Lviv) 0–1.

"Karpaty" went to Zestafoni with 1-0 home victory under its belt. Certainly 1-0 is pretty slippery score, but Oleh Kononov’s team showed its confidence from the first minutes. It was also felt that the players put their aggregate win under no doubt ...

04.08.2010

"Zestafoni" Is Demanded to Win.

“Karpaty” Lvov landed in the Kopitnari airport at noon on August 4 to hold match of UEFA Euro League the third qualifying round. The team stayed at “Bagrati 1003” hotel and about 100 members of Ukrainian delegation stayed at the hotels of Batumi and Kutaisi ...

03.08.2010

Zestaphoni is Preparing for Great Football.

Regional center of Imereti is preparing for the third qualification round of UEFA Euroleague. "Zestaponi" hosts Lvov "Karpat" ("Zestaponi" lost first match 0:1). It is the first time when this kind of high standard match will be held outside Tbilisi which means confidence toward to the owners of the club ...

03.08.2010

Self-confidence and Mastership - trump of "Zestafoni".

Among members of the national football championship, now it is time for football club "Zestafoni", bronze prize-winner of the previous season. The club has begun preparing for the new football season since the first days of June. With the results of the 21st championship, "Zestafoni" won a right to play ...

31.07.2010

Georgi Oniani: “1-0 – it’s a score that decides nothing”.

Our main weapon is attack. We are trying to keep the ball under control and to attack constantly and variedly. I think we managed to take hold of the center of the field today. It will be easier in Georgia. 1-0 – it’s a score that decides nothing. Our fans will come. You also have a decent support but...

29.07.2010

Karpaty (Lviv) 1–0 Zestafoni (Georgia).

In the first leg of Europa League 3rd Qualifying round Karpaty hosted Geoargian club Zestafoni at the Ukrayina. A precise header from Ihor Khudobyak at the beginning of the game has brought narrow 1-0 victory to Ukrainian team ...

22.07.2010

FC "Zestafoni"- FK "Dukla".

In the matches of the second qualifying round of UEFA Europe League "Zestafoni" played with Dukla" (Banská Bystrica) from Slovakia. After the home win 3-0, the georgian club has lost the second match in Slovakia 0-1 and will play in third qualifying round ...

08.07.2010

FC "Zestafoni"- SC "Faetano".

In the first matches of the first qualifying round of UEFA Europe League "Karabagh" from Azerbaijan, "Zestafoni" from Georgia and "Torpedo" from Belarus have gained big victories and practically guaranteed to itself an exit in the following stage ...

10.06-24.06.2010

FC "Zestafoni" in Austria.

On June, 10th football club "Zestafoni" have gone to Austria for carrying out the final stage of preparation for the Europe League, starting on July, 1st. The team has settled down near to Salzburg, in Sankt Ulrich, in comfortable hotel "Pillerseehof" ...

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