Georgia
Georgia National Football Team Logo 2022.svg
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)ჯვაროსნები
Jvarosnebi (Crusaders)
AssociationGeorgian Football Federation
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachGeorgia (country) Avtandil Asatiani
Home stadiumTbilisi Sports Palace
FIFA codeGEO
FIFA ranking19 [1]
Home colours
Away colours
First international
 Italy 3–1 Georgia Georgia (country)
(Turin, Italy; October 23, 1995)
Biggest win
 Georgia 15–1 Gibraltar 
(Chișinău, Moldova; October 22, 2015)
Biggest defeat
 Portugal 18–1 Georgia Georgia (country)
(Altura, Portugal; July 4, 2008)
World Cup
Appearances0
UEFA Futsal Championship
Appearances1 (First in 2022)
Best resultQuarterfinals

The Georgia national futsal team is controlled by the Georgian Football Federation, the governing body for futsal in Georgia and represents the country in international futsal competitions, such as the World Cup and the European Championships.

Tournament records

FIFA Futsal World Cup

FIFA Futsal World Cup record Qualification record
Year Round Pld W D L GF GA Outcome Pld W D L GF GA
Netherlands 1989 Part of  Soviet Union - - - - - - -
Hong Kong 1992 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Spain 1996 Did Not Qualify Group B 6th place 5 1 0 4 21 37
Guatemala 2000 Group D 4th place 4 1 1 2 17 21
Chinese Taipei 2004 Group 1 3rd place 3 1 0 2 9 16
Brazil 2008 Group 3 3rd place 2 0 0 2 2 21
Thailand 2012 Group A runner up 3 1 2 0 14 4
Colombia 2016 Group A runner up 3 2 1 0 20 4
Lithuania 2021 Group 1 3rd place 6 4 0 2 25 13
Total 0/9 0 0 0 0 0 0 7/9 26 10 4 12 108 116

UEFA European Futsal Championship

UEFA Futsal Euro record Qualification record
Year Round Pld W D L GF GA Outcome Pld W D L GF GA
Spain 1996 Did Not Qualify Group B 6th place 5 1 0 4 21 37
Spain 1999 Group F runner up 3 2 0 1 15 13
Russia 2001 Group G 3rd place 2 0 0 2 3 17
Italy 2003 Group E 4th place 3 0 1 2 3 17
Czech Republic 2005 Group E 4th place 3 0 0 3 7 27
Portugal 2007 Group C 3rd place 3 1 0 2 7 10
Hungary 2010 Group 4 3rd place 6 3 0 3 11 18
Croatia 2012 Group C runner up 3 2 0 1 13 2
Belgium 2014 Group 6 3rd place 5 2 1 2 23 20
Serbia 2016 Group 7 4th place 6 2 1 3 16 21
Slovenia 2018 Play-offs 8 3 4 1 30 16
Netherlands 2022 Quarterfinals 4 2 0 2 6 14 Group 2 runner up 9 6 1 2 33 19
Total 1/12 4 2 0 2 6 14 12/12 56 22 8 26 182 217

Players

Current squad

The following players were called up to the squad for the UEFA 2024 FIFA Futsal World Cup qualification matches against Belgium and Austria on 8 and 12 October 2022, respectively.[2]
Caps and goals updated as of 12 October 2022, after the match against Austria.[3]
Head coach: Avtandil Asatiani

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
12 1GK Tornike Bukia (1994-05-15) 15 May 1994 (age 28) 68 2 Georgia (country) FC CIU
13 1GK Aleksandr Jamburia (1982-07-10) 10 July 1982 (age 40) 77 0 Georgia (country) Georgians Tbilisi

2 2DF Chaguinha (1988-07-25) 25 July 1988 (age 34) 15 0 Spain Palma Futsal
6 2DF Vilian Lourenço (1989-06-11) 11 June 1989 (age 33) 11 3 Russia Gazprom-Ugra Yugorsk
7 2DF Shota Tophuria (1990-05-15) 15 May 1990 (age 32) 73 9 Georgia (country) Georgians Tbilisi
10 2DF Roninho (1987-04-04) 4 April 1987 (age 35) 52 16 Belgium Anderlecht
15 2DF Fernando Drasler (1988-06-20) 20 June 1988 (age 34) 4 6 Spain Real Betis Futsal
16 2DF Thales Feitosa (1988-04-13) 13 April 1988 (age 34) 35 23 Kuwait Al-Yarmouk
18 2DF Bynho (1992-11-22) 22 November 1992 (age 30) 14 4 Spain Viña Albali Valdepeñas

5 4FW Giorgi Ghavtadze (2000-10-30) 30 October 2000 (age 22) 26 2 Russia MFK Tyumen
8 4FW Vakhtang Kekelia (1989-09-10) 10 September 1989 (age 33) 39 7 Georgia (country) Georgians Tbilisi
9 4FW Irakli Todua (captain) (1990-09-07) 7 September 1990 (age 32) 74 23 Georgia (country) Georgians Tbilisi
11 4FW Giorgi Kurdadze (1992-01-21) 21 January 1992 (age 30) 15 1 Georgia (country) Georgians Tbilisi
14 4FW Nukri Сhumburidze (1993-07-01) 1 July 1993 (age 29) 28 0 Georgia (country) Georgians Tbilisi
17 4FW Archil Sebiskveradze (1989-08-14) 14 August 1989 (age 33) 91 57 Belarus BČ Gomel
20 4FW Bruno Petry Branco (1989-03-22) 22 March 1989 (age 33) 14 5 Spain Ribera Navarra FS

Recent call-ups

The following players have also been called up to the squad within the last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Zviad KupatadzeINJ (1979-10-30) 30 October 1979 (age 43) 59 5 Russia Gazprom-Ugra Yugorsk v.  Latvia, 20 September 2022

DF Fumaça (1985-09-22) 22 September 1985 (age 37) 17 9 Malta Luxol St Andrews v.  Netherlands, 11 April 2022
DF Giorgi Chimakadze (1997-07-02) 2 July 1997 (age 25) 10 0 Georgia (country) TSU v.  Netherlands, 11 April 2022
DF Saba Tkeshelashvili (2002-07-10) 10 July 2002 (age 20) 2 0 Georgia (country) FC CIU v.  Netherlands, 11 April 2022

FW Simi Saiotti (1987-02-15) 15 February 1987 (age 35) 17 20 Portugal Eléctrico v.  Latvia, 20 September 2022
FW Janiko Giorgaia (1996-10-17) 17 October 1996 (age 26) 25 0 Georgia (country) TSU v.  Netherlands, 11 April 2022
FW Nikoloz Kurtanidze (1993-03-01) 1 March 1993 (age 29) 51 15 Georgia (country) PSP v.  Netherlands, 11 April 2022
FW Vakhtang Jvarashvili (1994-08-30) 30 August 1994 (age 28) 59 10 Georgia (country) Georgians Tbilisi v.  Netherlands, 11 April 2022
FW Elisandro Gomes (1986-12-11) 11 December 1986 (age 36) 14 15 Brazil Magnus Futsal UEFA Futsal Euro 2022

COV Player withdrew from the squad due to contracting COVID-19.
INJ Player withdrew from the squad due to an injury.
PRE Preliminary squad.
RET Retired from international futsal.

Georgia vs opponent

Opponent Wins Draws Losses Goals
 Albania 1 3 - 0
 Andorra 1 3 - 1
 Angola 1 2 - 3
 Armenia 2 1 10 - 4
 Austria 3 21 - 8
 Azerbaijan 3 1 6 23 - 41
 Belarus 4 2 1 15 - 13
 Belgium 1 1 5 - 2
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1 2 - 1
 Croatia 4 3 - 20
 Cyprus 1 1 - 4
 Czech Republic 2 3 - 14
 Denmark 1 6 - 2
 England 5 1 28 - 9
 Estonia 2 14 - 3
 Finland 1 2 - 5
 France 3 2 2 26 - 21
 Germany 6 24 - 5
 Gibraltar 1 15 - 1
 Greece 1 2 11 - 10
 Hungary 1 1 1 8 - 18
 Iran 2 6 - 2
 Israel 2 10 - 0
 Italy 1 3 6 - 20
 Kazakhstan 1 5 11 - 17
 Kyrgyzstan 1 1 3 - 4
 Kosovo 1 6 - 1
 Libya 1 1 - 4
 Latvia 2 9 - 4
 Lithuania 7 1 41 - 12
 North Macedonia 3 6 - 13
 Malta 5 37 - 4
 Moldova 3 3 23 - 17
 Netherlands 3 1 6 - 10
 Poland 1 2 6 - 9
 Portugal 1 9 10 - 73
 Romania 1 2 5 18 - 39
 Russia 5 6 - 27
 Scotland 1 11 - 0
 Serbia 1 1 5 13 - 30
 Slovenia 1 0 - 5
 Slovakia 1 1 4 - 3
 Spain 7 6 - 67
 Switzerland 1 1 7 - 4
 Tajikistan 2 16 - 3
 Turkey 3 1 1 14 - 11
 Ukraine 1 2 12 - 19
 United Arab Emirates 2 7 - 3
 Uzbekistan 1 1 3 - 6
49 Countries 74 25 73 523 - 592

References

  1. ^ "Futsal World Ranking". www.futsalworldranking.com. Retrieved 29 July 2022.
  2. ^ "საქართველოს ნაკრები მსოფლიო ჩემპიონატის მეინ-რაუნდისთვის ემზადება" (in Georgian). GFF. 5 October 2022. Retrieved 10 October 2022.
  3. ^ "ფუტსალი". nakrebi.ge/ka (in Georgian). GFF. 12 October 2021. Retrieved 12 October 2022.