Aleksandre Chivadze

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Aleksandre Chivadze
Aleksandr Chivadze.1981.jpg
Aleksandre Chivadze in 1981
Personal information
Date of birth (1955-04-08) 8 April 1955 (age 66)
Place of birth Klukhori, Soviet Union
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1974–1987 FC Dinamo Tbilisi 324 (44)
National team
1980–1987 Soviet Union 46 (3)
Teams managed
1993–1997 Georgia
2001–2003 Georgia
2012–2016 Georgia U-21
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Olympic medal record
Representing  Soviet Union
Men's Football
Bronze medal – third place 1980 Moscow Team Competition

Aleksandre Chivadze (Georgian: ალექსანდრე გაბრიელის ძე ჩივაძე; Russian: Александр Габриэлович Чивадзе) (born 8 April 1955 in Klukhori), is a former Georgian and Soviet football player and coach.

Chivadze spent his entire club career at FC Dinamo Tbilisi, playing from 1974 to 1987. He earned 46 caps for the Soviet Union national team and was included in the squads of the 1982 and 1986 World Cups. (In 1982 World Cup he was the captain of the Soviet team).

After retirement from playing he was head-coach of the Georgian national team from 1993 to 1997, and again from 2001 to 2003. On 31 January 2012, he became the head coach of the Georgia national under-21 football team.


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