Nikoloz Gelashvili

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Nikoloz Gelashvili
Personal information
Full name Nikoloz Gelashvili
Date of birth (1985-08-05) 5 August 1985 (age 32)
Place of birth Telavi, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
FC Dila Gori
Number 9
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2004 WIT-Georgia Mtskheta 6 (0)
2004–2005 Kakheti Telavi 28 (8)
2005–2007 WIT Georgia Tbilisi 51 (25)
2008–2012 Zestaponi 105 (63)
2012–2013 VfL Bochum 25 (2)
2013–2014 Qarabağ 26 (6)
2014–2015 Flamurtari Vlorë 10 (2)
2015–2016 Pafos 14 (4)
2016 Dinamo Tbilisi 9 (1)
2016– FC Dila Gori 5 (0)
National team
2005–2006 Georgia U21 7 (1)
2007–2015 Georgia 24 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 January 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 26 July 2016

Nikoloz Gelashvili (Georgian: ნიკოლოზ გელაშვილი; born 5 August 1985) is a Georgian footballer who plays for FC Dila Gori.

Career[edit]

Gelashvili joined Zestaponi in January 2008.[1]

Flamurtari[edit]

In June 2014 Gelashvili left Qarabağ after one season with the club,[2] and signed a one-year contract, with the option of another year, with Flamurtari Vlorë.[3]

He debuted with Flamurtari on 23 August 2014 in week one of 2014–15 Albanian Superliga where he come as substitute in place of Nijaz Lena during a 2–1 win over Teuta Durrës.[4] He scored his first goal with club on 10 September in a 3–0 success over Apolonia.[5] He scored his second goal on 20 September in a 2–0 away win against KF Elbasani.[6]

Pafos & Dinamo Tbilisi[edit]

In July 2015 Gelashvili signed with Pafos.[7][8][9] After half season he moved to Dinamo Tbilisi.

International career[edit]

Gelashvili made his national team debut on 16 November 2007 against Qatar, which he was call-up to both matches in November.[10] He played another match on 9 September 2009. On 10 October 2009, he played his first 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification.

On 14 October 2014, after seven years as international footballer, Gelashvili scored his first ever goal with Georgia during a 3–0 win away against Gibraltar, match valid for Group D of UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying.[11]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Georgia's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 14 October 2014 Estádio Algarve, Faro, Portugal  Gibraltar 1–0 3–0 UEFA Euro 2016 qualification

Honours[edit]

Dinamo Tbilisi:

2015–16
2014–15, 2015–16

Zestafoni:

2010–11
Runner-up (1): 2008–09

Wit Georgia:

Runner-up (2): 2005–06, 2007–08
2008–09

Qarabağ

2013–14

Flamurtari Vlorë:

Runner-up (1): 2014–15

Statistics[edit]

As of 17 June 2014[9]
Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2003–04 WIT-Georgia Mtskheta Pirveli Liga 6 0
2004–05 FC Kakheti Telavi 24 8
2005–06 Umaglesi Liga 4 0
2005–06 FC WIT Georgia 21 7 0 0
2006–07 17 10 2 0
2007–08 13 8
2007–08 FC Zestaponi-2 Pirveli Liga 3 1 0 0 3 1
2007–08 FC Zestaponi Umaglesi Liga 6 2 0 0 0 0 6 2
2008–09 26 20 2 2 2 0 30 22
2009–10 31 16 2 0 4 4 37 20
2010–11 33 18 3 2 6 2 42 22
2011–12 10 7 2 0 6 4 18 11
2011–12 VfL Bochum 2. Bundesliga 13 1 0 0 13 1
2012–13 12 1 2 0 14 1
2012–13 VfL Bochum II Regionalliga West 2 0 2 0
2013–14 Qarabağ FK APL 26 5 0 0 8 0 34 5
2014–15 KS Flamurtari Vlore Albanian Superliga 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Georgia 194 97 20 10
Germany 27 2 2 0 0 0 29 2
Azerbaijan 26 5 0 0 8 0 34 5
Career total 247 105 28 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Turkish break keeps Dinamo in tune". UEFA.com. 4 February 2008. Retrieved 1 April 2009. 
  2. ^ "Qarabağda Gelaşvili dönəmi sona çatdı". www.azerisport.com (in Azerbaijani). Azerisport. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "ნიკოლოზ გელაშვილი: შინ დავბრუნდი!". sportall.ge (in Georgian). Sportall.ge. Retrieved 2 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "Bind Flamurtari, start i frikshëm kundër Teutës. Lika: Paguam gabimet në mbrojtje". Panorama Sport. 23 August 2014. Retrieved 23 August 2014. 
  5. ^ "Bind Flamurtari, bën "show" kuqezi. Sfidon Muzaka: Tani edhe korçarët na e kanë frikën". Panorama Sport. 11 September 2014. Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  6. ^ "Flamurtari i pari, zhyt edhe më Elbasanin. Gjoka: Pritet shumë, por vuajmë presionin". Panorama Sport. 21 September 2014. Retrieved 21 September 2014. 
  7. ^ "Nikoloz Gelashvili > Club matches". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 6 February 2012. 
  8. ^ "Nikoloz Gelashvili" (in German). fussballdaten.de. Retrieved 2 February 2012. 
  9. ^ a b "Gelashvili, Nikoloz" (in German). kicker. Retrieved 2 February 2012. 
  10. ^ "Kaladze back to bolster Georgia". UEFA.com. 7 November 2007. Archived from the original on 8 November 2007. 
  11. ^ "Georgia ease to Gibraltar victory". UEFA.com. 14 October 2014. Retrieved 14 October 2014. 

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