Sandro Tsveiba

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Sandro Tsveiba
Personal information
Full name Sandro Akhrikovich Tsveiba
Date of birth (1993-09-05) 5 September 1993 (age 24)
Place of birth Kyiv, Ukraine
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder/Centre-back
Club information
Current team
Dynamo St. Petersburg
Number 5
Youth career
1998–1999 Dynamo Moscow
1999–2000 Spartak Moscow
2000–2013 Lokomotiv Moscow
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013 Rus Saint Petersburg 20 (4)
2014 SKA-Energiya Khabarovsk 3 (0)
2014–2015 Újpest 2 (0)
2015 Osijek 1 (0)
2016 Aktobe 28 (1)
2017 Krylia Sovetov Samara 0 (0)
2017– Dynamo St. Petersburg
National team
Russia U-17 6 (0)
2014 Russia U-21 5 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 May 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 8 June 2014

Sandro Akhrikovich Tsveiba (Russian: Сандро Ахрикович Цвейба; Abkhaz: Сандро Аҳрик-иҧа Цәеиба; born September 5, 1993 in Kyiv, Ukraine) is a Ukrainian-born Russian football defender who plays for FC Dynamo Saint Petersburg. He is a son of former international Akhrik Tsveiba.


Tsveiba spent 13 seasons in the youth ranks of FC Lokomotiv Moscow, amassing 59 matches and 5 goals between 2011 and 2013 for the "double"/youth team.[1] Not breaking into the club's first team, he left the club and made his debut in the third-tier Russian Second Division for FC Rus Saint Petersburg on 15 July 2013 in a game against FC Spartak Kostroma.[2] After half a season there, he moved again, to the second-tier FC SKA-Energiya Khabarovsk, playing only three matches in the season.

In the summer of 2014, he moved abroad, to the Hungarian side Újpest FC. Despite making the first-team squad in 22 league matches, he only entered the game twice, for a total of 7 minutes in play. his only full match for Újpest FC was in a cup game against FC Ajka, where he made an assist.

In the summer of 2015, he moved abroad again, signing for the Croatian side NK Osijek.

On 17 February 2017, he signed with the Russian Premier League club FC Krylia Sovetov Samara.[3] On 24 June 2017, he signed with FC Dynamo Saint Petersburg.[4]


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