Giorgi Daraselia

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Giorgi Daraselia
Personal information
Full name Giorgi Daraselia
Date of birth (1968-09-17) 17 September 1968 (age 50)
Place of birth Senaki, Georgian SSR
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Attacking Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1989 Torpedo Kutaisi 45 (9)
1989 Dinamo Tbilisi 9 (0)
1990–1993 Torpedo Kutaisi 110 (32)
1993–1995 Kolkheti-1913 Poti 54 (43)
1995–1996 Samtredia 26 (13)
1996–1997 Kolkheti-1913 Poti 28 (15)
1997–1998 Hapoel Tel Aviv 29 (6)
1998 Iberia Samtredia 8 (2)
1998–1999 Hapoel Tzafririm Holon 25 (7)
1999–2002 Hapoel Kfar Saba 38 (8)
2002–2004 Hapoel Tzafririm Holon 39 (12)
Total 411 (147)
National team
1991–1999 Georgia 9 (2)
Teams managed
2004–2006 Hapoel Kfar Saba (Assistant coach)
2006–2008 Bnei Sakhnin (Assistant coach)
2008–2012 Maccabi Haifa (Assistant coach)
2012 Hapoel Be'er Sheva (Assistant coach)
2012 Dila Gori
2013 SKA-Energiya Khabarovsk
2013–2014 FC Zugdidi
2014–2015 Torpedo Kutaisi
2017–2018 Dila Gori
2019 Bnei Sakhnin
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Giorgi Daraselia (born 17 September 1968 in Senaki) is a Georgian-Israeli (since 2010) association football coach and former international player. He is currently a manager.


International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 2 July 1991 Stadionul Republican, Chișinău, Moldova  Moldova 2–0 4–2 Friendly
2. 17 September 1992 David Kipiani Stadium, Gurjaani, Georgia  Azerbaijan 3–1 6–3 Friendly


After finishing his playing career in 2004, Giorgi Daraselia became an assistant coach at Hapoel Kfar Saba. He, along with Elisha Levy, in different Israeli clubs worked until September 2012.They are twice (2008-2009, 2010-2011) led Maccabi Haifa to the league title.

Giorgi Daraselia passed the courses of Coaching in the Israel Football Association, and in Spring 2010, received the PRO Category License, which allowed him to couch professional teams.

He had a chance of independently working as a chief coach in Georgia. From September 2012 he started leading Dila Gori in Georgian Highest League (Umaglesi Liga). The team he trained got on the second place from the last one in the tournament table. From 18 games his team won 16.

Country record belongs to Daraselia: none of the couches working in Georgia before him, have managed to defeat each member team of the championship one by one. Dila Gori managed this from 15 September 2012 to 18 November 2012, team defeated all 11 members of the Umaglesi Liga in this period of time.

In January 2013, Giorgi Daraselia became a chief coach of Football Championship of the National League team of Russia - SKA-Energiya Khabarovsk. This team at the moment is on the third place and is aiming to get in the Premier League.

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