Gaioz Jejelava

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Gaioz Jejelava
Personal information
Full name Gaioz Ivanes dze Jejelava
Date of birth (1914-12-29)29 December 1914
Place of birth Tbilisi, Russian Empire
Date of death 16 March 2005(2005-03-16) (aged 90)
Place of death Tbilisi, Georgia
Height 164 cm (5 ft 5 in)
Playing position Winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1931−1934 TSPO Tbilisi - (-)
1935−1936 Locomotive Tbilisi 7 (6)
1937−1948 Dinamo Tbilisi 144 (61)
Teams managed
1950–1951 VVS Moscow
1956–1957 Dinamo Tbilisi
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Gaioz Jejelava (Georgian: გაიოზ ჯეჯელავა) (born 29 December 1914 in Tbilisi; died 16 March 2005 in Tbilisi) was a Georgian and Soviet football player. [1]

Jejelava, a skillful winger, was one of the leaders of Dinamo Tbilisi alongside Boris Paichadze during 11 years spell with the club.[2]

Later Jejelava managed VVS Moscow and Dinamo Tbilisi, but without any success, spending two seasons with each of the clubs.[3]

Jejelava died in March 2005, in Tbilisi.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ფეხბურთი: წიგნის „გაიოზ ჯეჯელავა 100" პრეზენტაცია" (in Georgian). Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs of Georgia. 28 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Jejelava is living history". UEFA.com. 17 January 2005.
  3. ^ "Coach Profile". Dinamo Tbilisi. 22 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Gaioz Jejelava - 99". Dinamo Tbilisi. 11 January 2014.

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