Giorgi Popkhadze

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George Popkhadze
Personal information
Date of birth (1986-09-25) 25 September 1986 (age 28)
Place of birth Tiflis, Soviet Union (now Georgia)
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
Sioni Bolnisi
Youth career
Dinamo Tbilisi
Häcken
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2006 Tbilisi 26 (2)
2006 Olympiacos (loan) 0 (0)
2006–2010 Viborg FF 74 (0)
2011 Zestafoni 6 (0)
2011–2012 Sturm Graz 20 (0)
2012–2013 FC Baku 19 (0)
2013–2014 Jagiellonia Białystok 26 (0)
2013 → Jagiellonia II Białystok (loan) 4 (0)
2014– Sioni Bolnisi
National team
2006–2008 Georgia U-21 15 (0)
2006– Georgia 11 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 June 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 June 2014

George Popkhadze (Georgian: გიორგი ფოფხაძე; born 25 September 1986) is a Georgian footballer, who currently plays as a defender for Sioni Bolnisi and the Georgian national team.

In the summer of 2012 Popkhadze signed for Azerbaijan Premier League side FK Baku.[1][2] After making 24 appearances in all competitions, Popkhadze was released at the end of the 2012–13 season.


International career[edit]

Popkhadze made his debut for Georgia on 1 March 2006, in an 2–0 friendly win against Malta.[3] As of 2012, he has been capped seven times.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 17 June 2014.[4]
Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Georgia League Georgian Cup Europe Total
2004–05 Tbilisi Umaglesi Liga 14 0 - - 14 0
2005–06 12 2 - - 12 2
Greece League Greek Cup Europe Total
2005–06 Olympiacos (loan) Alpha Ethniki 0 0 0 0 - - 0 0
Denmark League Danish Cup Europe Total
2006–07 Viborg FF Danish Superliga 11 0 - - 11 0
2007–08 14 0 - - 14 0
2008–09 Danish 1st Division 16 0 1 0 - - 17 0
2000–10 21 0 3 1 - - 24 1
2010–11 12 0 1 0 - - 13 0
Georgia League Georgian Cup Europe Total
2010–11 Zestafoni Umaglesi Liga 6 0 1 0 - - 7 0
Austria League Austrian Cup Europe Total
2011–12 Sturm Graz Austrian Football Bundesliga 20 0 3 0 9 0 32 0
Azerbaijan League Azerbaijan Cup Europe Total
2012–13[5] FK Baku Azerbaijan Premier League 19 0 3 0 1 0 23 0
Poland League Polish Cup Europe Total
2013–14 Jagiellonia Białystok Ekstraklasa 26 0 5 0 0 0 31 0
Total Georgia 32 2 - - 32 2
Greece 0 0 0 0 - - 0 0
Denmark 74 0 5 1 - - 79 1
Austria 20 0 3 0 9 0 32 0
Azerbaijan 19 0 3 0 1 0 23 0
Poland 26 0 5 0 0 0 31 0
Career total 171 2 16 1 10 0 197 3

International[edit]

As of 1 January 2012.[4]
Georgia national team
Year Apps Goals
2006 2 0
2007 0 0
2008 0 0
2009 5 0
2010 0 0
2011 0 0
Total 7 0

Honours[edit]

Zestafoni

References[edit]

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