Lasha Jakobia

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Lasha Jakobia
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Personal information
Full name Lasha Jakobia
Date of birth (1980-08-20) 20 August 1980 (age 36)
Place of birth Tbilisi, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Zakarpattia Uzhhorod
Number 14
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–1999 Standard Liège 2 (0)
1999–2000 C.S. Visé (loan) 18 (14)
1999–2000 FC Liège 14 (14)
2000–2001 K.S.C. Eendracht Aalst 3 (1)
2003 AEC Mons 0 (0)
2003 FC Rapid Bucureşti (loan) 0 (0)
2003 Dinamo Tbilisi 1 (0)
2003 Tbilisi 17 (1)
2004 PAS Giannina 7 (4)
2004–2006 Metalist Kharkiv 45 (9)
2006–2007 FC Arsenal Kyiv 16 (4)
2007 Metalist Kharkiv 18 (11)
2008 Vorskla Poltava 0 (0)
2008–2009 Arsenal Kyiv 13 (2)
2011 Spartaki-Tskhinvali 10 (2)
2011– Zakarpattia Uzhhorod 18 (8)
National team
2004–2008 Georgia 14 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 March 2012.

Lasha Jakobia (born 20 August 1980 in Tbilisi) is a Georgian football player who currently plays in Ukraine for FC Hoverla-Zakarpattia Uzhhorod.

Football career[edit]

Belgium[edit]

Lasha Jakobia started his career at Belgian League club Standard Liège. He then spent his career at lower division for Visé, FC Liège, before joined Eendracht Aalst. He then suffered long-period of injuries, and signed a contract until the end of season for AEC Mons in January 2003.[1] But he then loaned to Rapid Bucureşti[2]

Georgia[edit]

In April 2003, he returned to his homeland for Dinamo Tbilisi.[3] But in summer 2003, he left for FC Tbilisi, another Georgian club.

Greece & Ukraine[edit]

In January 2004, he moved to Greece for Giannina, signed a two-year contract.[4] But at the end of season, he moved, this time to Metalist Kharkiv, which is the longest club he played, from summer 2004 to winter 2007, except 2006/07 season spent on Arsenal Kiev.

In December 2007, he signed a two-year contract with Vorskla Poltava.

In late 2009 he was disqualified until March 2010 for testing positive for doping.[5] He said that he drank wine laced with methadone to help with his depression caused by several of his relatives dying in a short period of time.

International career[edit]

A former U21 internationals, Jakobia received his first call-up on 18 August 2004 against Moldova.[6] he also in the squad of Georgian side in UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying. He was call-up to the first match in August 2006,[7] but just played three matches in the campaign in September and October 2007.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jakobia makes Belgian return". UEFA.com. 8 January 2003. 
  2. ^ "Transfers: 17–23 February". UEFA.com. 23 February 2003. 
  3. ^ "Transfers: 14–20 April". UEFA.com. 21 April 2003. 
  4. ^ "Transfers: 19–25 January". UEFA.com. 25 January 2004. 
  5. ^ ДЖАКОБИЯ ДИСКВАЛИФИЦИРОВАН НА ПОЛГОДА
  6. ^ "Giresse looks at new faces". UEFA.com. 5 August 2004. 
  7. ^ "Georgia call on defensive reserves". UEFA.com. 29 August 2006. 

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