Merab Jordania

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Merab Jordania
Personal information
Full name Merab Jordania
Date of birth (1965-09-03) 3 September 1965 (age 49)
Place of birth Tbilisi, Georgian SSR
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
FC Dinamo Tbilisi
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1980–1981 FC Dinamo Tbilisi 0 (0)
1982–1983 FC Torpedo Kutaisi 18 (0)
1984–1987 FC Dinamo Tbilisi 22 (0)
1988–1990 FC Guria Lanchkhuti 78 (44)
1990 FC Shevardeni-1906 Tbilisi 2 (1)
1992 Stjarnan 5 (1)
Teams managed
2003 Georgia
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 October 2010.
† Appearances (Goals).

Merab Jordania, in Georgian: მერაბ ჟორდანია (born 3 September 1965 in Tbilisi), is a retired Georgian footballer.

He is currently the owner and chairman of Maltese football club Valletta FC.[1]

Club career[edit]

During his career he played for Dinamo Tbilisi (1980–81, 1984–87), Torpedo Kutaisi (1982–1983) and FC Guria Lanchkhuti (1988–90).

Managerial and presidential career[edit]

Later, in 1998-2005 he was the president of Georgian Football Federation. In 2003 he was one of the temporary managers of Georgia national football team.

Vitesse Arnhem[edit]

In August 2010, he bought financially troubled Vitesse. He followed-up by acquiring the services of new players and replacing manager Theo Bos with the unexperienced Albert Ferrer, a former Spanish international defender. The current manager, as of 2013, is Peter Bosz.


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