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 round of European Championship against Israel National team.
As it was expected Malkhaz Asatiani has not been called, he is still without club. Giorgi Merebashvili who also was participating in the latest matches of Georgian team has not been called.
After long time break Kakha Aladashvili “Zestaponi” returned to National Team, he was called for the match against Slovenia in November but he did not participate in this match. Aladashvili has played 7 matches with “Crusandars”.
Ketsbaia has called Otar Martsvaladze bombardier of “Volga” Niznhy Novgorod, friendly match against Estonia is his last match with “Crusandars’. In February he was not called up for friendly match against Armenia.
And what about compulsory loss, Ucha Lobjanidze is injured and Levan Kenia has been operated on lately and till autumn cannot play.
National Team is to gather at technical centre “Basa” and will have training there on March 20. But March 20 is Sunday and it goes without saying that all of the players will not attend training. Supposedly on March 21 all the players will be at “Basa”.
According to official web-site of Georgian Football Federation Temur Ketsbaia has called up the following players:
Goalkeepers: Giorgi Loria(“Dinamo” Tbilisi), Nukri Revishvili (“Anzhy” Russia), Roin Kvaskhadze (“Zestaponi”);
Defenders: Lasha Salukvadze (“Rubin”, Russia), Akaki Khubutia (“Gaz Metan”, Romania), Kakha Kaladze (“Genoa”, Italy), Davit Kvirkvelia(“Panionis”, Greece), Guram Kashia (“Vitesse”, Holland), Kakhaber Aladashvili (“Zestaponi”), Aleko Amisulashvili (“Krasnodar”, Russia), Zurab Khizanishvili (“Reading”, England), George Khidesheli (“Zestaponi”);
Midfielders: Jaba Kankava (“Dnypro”, Ukraine), Jano Ananidze (“Spartak” Moscow, Russia), Sandro Guruli (“Karpaty”, Ukraine), Gogita Gogua (“Volga”, Russia), Murtaz Daushvili (“Zestaponi”), Levan Kobiashvili (“Hertha”, Germany);
Forwards: Aleksander Iashvili (“Kalsruher”, Germany) Lado Dvalishvili (“Maccabi”, Tel-Aviv, Israel), Irakli Modebadze (“Olimpi”), Davit Siradze (“Spartak” Nalchik, Russia), Otar Martsvaladze (“Volga”, Russia), Nikoloz Gelashvili (“Zestaponi”).