Russia defeats Georgia with 65:58 Georgian national basketball team has vs. Russian national team in a European basketball championship match Thursday in Klaipeda, Lithuania. With difference of seven scores, Russia had to draw on all its experience to fight off Georgia winning 65:58. All four periods of the game were tense, but Georgian sportsmen did its best to gain scores and reduce the difference. Russia had a dismissal fourh quarter, failing to score a single point in the first six minutes, but Georgia filed to capitalize on Russia`s poor play and missed several opportunities to tie the game with just minutes remaining. With today’s result, Georgia is on the second position in the group. Tomorrow Georgian team will have a day off and the day after tomorrow they will try to defeat Slovenian rivals.
Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili expressed his sorrow and offered his condolences to the family of famous Georgian footballer Ramaz Shengelia, who died today of sudden hearty attack at the age of 55.
FIFA has replied on the letter sent by the Georgian Football Federation to FIFA president Joseph Blatter on May 25. In it, GFF administration demanded explanations on the illegitimate desire of the Abkhazian puppet regime to host international tournaments in Georgia`s occupied region.
Berlin`s newspaper Morgen Post is reporting that the Disciplinary Committee of the country`s Football Union will take the final decision on one year disqualification of Georgian player Levan Kobiashvili next week. Footballer`s lawyer says he is doing his best to save the sportsman from a long-term ban, but it will be quite hard to achieve.
The presidents of the Georgian and Azerbaijan`s football federations met in the hotel Radisson in Batumi today and discussed the joint strategy, which the two federations plan to submit to EUFA and claim to host the EURO 2020 Championship.
Czech specialist, Dusan Uhrin Jr. will train Georgia`s most popular Football Club Tbilisi Dinamo. He will be appointed the chief coach of the club and will work with Georgian team together with his father, Dusan Uhrin. Both specialists have already confirmed that they will arrive in Georgia soon in interviews with international media.