FC Merani Tbilisi

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FC Merani Tbilisi 1995.jpg
Full name FC Merani Tbilisi
Ground Sinatle Stadium
Tbilisi, Georgia
Ground Capacity 2,500
Chairman Georgia (country) Nikoloz Dolidze
League Meore Liga
2007–08 Umaglesi Liga

FC Merani Tbilisi is a Georgian football club based in Tbilisi. They play in the Meore Liga, the third division in Georgian football. They play their home games at Sinatle Stadium.

The club is named after a hotel in Tbilisi. The club colours are all-red for home matches, and all-white for away.


Merani-91 Logo

Merani Tbilisi was merged with Bacho Tbilisi in July 1993 and formed Merani-Bacho Tbilisi. Later Lokomotivi Tbilisi renamed in 1996

The club second team Merani-91 Tbilisi, became the first team.

In 2002, Merani-91 Tbilisi merged again, this time to FC Olimpi Tbilisi, owned by Nikoloz Dolidze and formed Merani-Olimpi Tbilisi.[1] Which FC Tbilisi take the 2002–03 seat.

Merani restarted in Regionuli Liga by changed the reserve team to first team.

In July 2004, newly formed Merani Tbilisi was merged with Milani Tsnori and formed Merani-Milani Tbilisi, which renamed to Merani Tbilisi in July 2005.




  • Pirveli Liga
    • Champion: 1996
    • Silver Medal winner: 1995, 2006

Eurocups record[edit]

Season Competition Round Country Club Home Away
1997 UEFA Intertoto Cup Group Russia Torpedo 0–2 X
Group Greece Iraklis Thessaloniki X 0–2
Group Malta Floriana 5–0 X
Group Austria Ried X 3–1



  1. ^ "Olimpi complete Merani takeover". UEFA.com. 2002-12-30. 
  2. ^ "Lortkipanidze lands Merani job". UEFA.com. 2003-05-27. Retrieved 2008-10-13. 
  3. ^ "Georgian clubs change coaches". UEFA.com. 2003-09-12. Retrieved 2008-10-13.