Givi Chokheli, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Givi Chokheli

Soviet footballer

Date of Birth: 27-Jun-1937

Place of Birth: Telavi, Kakheti, Georgia

Date of Death: 25-Feb-1994

Profession: association football manager, association football player

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Givi Chokheli

  • Givi Dmitriyevich Chokheli (Georgian: ???? ??????; Russian: ???? ?????????? ??????) (27 June 1937 in Telavi - 25 February 1994 in Tbilisi) was a Georgian football defender.Chokheli played most of his career for Dinamo Tbilisi.
  • After ending his playing career he worked in various coaching positions for Dinamo Tbilisi and in 1969-1970 and 1974 was a head coach.
  • He was classified as a Master of Sport of the USSR in 1959. He played for Soviet Union national team (19 matches), and was a participant at the 1962 FIFA World Cup and at the 1960 UEFA European Football Championship, where the Soviet Union won the gold medal.
  • The Soviet back line was anchored by the famous trio of Chokheli, Anatoli Maslyonkin, and Anatoly Krutikov in the early 1960s. Telavi's Municipal Stadium features a statue of Chokheli in front of it.

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