Giorgi Lomaia

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Giorgi Lomaia
Personal information
Full name Giorgi Lomaia
Date of birth (1979-08-08) 8 August 1979 (age 39)
Place of birth Tbilisi, Soviet Union
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1996 Kodako Tbilisi 31 (0)
1996–1997 Dinamo-2 Tbilisi 33 (0)
1997–1998 Dinamo Tbilisi 1 (0)
1998–1999 Merani-91 Tbilisi 22 (0)
1999 Dinamo Tbilisi 1 (0)
2000–2003 Lokomotivi Tbilisi 104 (1)
2003–2004 Spartak Moscow 2 (0)
2004–2005 Khimki 22 (0)
2006 Luch-Energiya Vladivostok 7 (0)
2007 Carl Zeiss Jena 15 (0)
2007 Karpaty Lviv 1 (0)
2008 Olimpi Rustavi 0 (0)
2008–2009 Lokomotivi Tbilisi 27 (0)
2009–2016 Inter Baku 126 (0)
2016–2017 Dinamo Tbilisi 4 (0)
National team
1999–2001 Georgia U21 11 (0)
1998–2010 Georgia 45 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Giorgi Lomaia (Georgian: გიორგი ლომაია, born 8 August 1979 in Tbilisi) is a retired Georgian football goalkeeper.

Career[edit]

He spent the 2006 season playing for Russian Premier League side FC Luch-Energia Vladivostok, but in late January 2007 he moved to German 2. Bundesliga side FC Carl Zeiss Jena on a short-term deal until the end of the 2006–07 season.[1] He left Jena in June 2007 and joined FC Karpaty Lviv in Ukraine.

He made his debut for the Georgian national team in 1998 and has been capped 25 times for the team as of 2006. In July 2007 Lomaia was loaned from FC Carl Zeiss Jena to Ukrainian side FC Karpaty Lviv. Having played two matches in Lviv, Lomaia departed due to the club's dissatisfaction with his physical conditions.

International career[edit]

In International football, Lomaia has beenthe first choice goalkeeper in UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying with seven appearances.

In 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification (UEFA), he took the first choice place from Akaki Devadze.

In UEFA Euro 2004 qualifying with eight appearances, he took the first choice place from Davit Gvaramadze.

Personal[edit]

He is the brother of Davit Lomaia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jena verpflichtet georgischen Nationaltorhüter" (in German). reviersport.de. 29 January 2007. Retrieved 5 July 2009.

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