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Tsveiba in 2014
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Full name Akhrik Sokratovich Tsveiba
Date of birth (1966-09-10) 10 September 1966 (age 57)
Place of birth Gudauta, Abkhaz ASSR, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.82 m
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1984 Dinamo Sukhumi
1984 SKA-Khabarovsk 4 (0)
1984–1989 Dinamo Tbilisi 79 (0)
1990–1993 Dynamo Kyiv 79 (3)
1992–1993 → Dynamo-2 Kyiv 12 (0)
1993 KAMAZ Naberezhnye Chelny 11 (0)
1994 Qingdao Hainiu
1994–1996 Gamba Osaka 75 (2)
1997 Alania Vladikavkaz 24 (0)
1998 Qianwei Huandao 18 (0)
1999–2000 Uralan Elista 44 (1)
2001 Dynamo Moscow 11 (0)
2001–2002 AEK Larnaca
National team
1990–1991 Soviet Union 18 (1)
1992 CIS 7 (1)
1992 Ukraine 1 (0)
1997 Russia 8 (0)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Akhrik Sokratovich Tsveiba (Russian: Ахрик Сократович Цвейба; born 10 September 1966) is a former professional footballer. At international level, he represented Soviet Union, CIS, Ukraine and Russia national teams.

Club career

Born in Gudauta, Tsveiba began playing youth football with local side M. Chachba. He played as a defender for Dinamo Sukhumi, SKA-Khabarovsk, Dinamo Tbilisi and Dynamo Kyiv, appearing in 123 Soviet league matches. Tsveiba won the 1990 Soviet Top League with Dynamo and was awarded Master of Sports of the USSR.

Tsveiba started his career at Dinamo Sukhumi before playing regularly for Dinamo Tbilisi. In 1990, he left for Dynamo Kyiv, where he was nominated by the Ukraine national team. He then played briefly in Russia before signing with Gamba Osaka. He returned to Russia for Alania Vladikavkaz, where he was nominated by the Russia national team. Tsveiba left for the Chinese team Shanghai Pudong, before spending his late career with the Russian teams Uralan Elista and Dynamo Moscow.

In 2009, he was part of the Russia national team squad that won the 2009 Legends Cup.

International career

Tsveiba was a non-playing squad member at the 1990 FIFA World Cup for the Soviet Union, and at Euro 1992 for the CIS. Tsveiba played for the Ukraine national team against Hungary in a friendly match in August 1992.

He changed his allegiance to Russia in 1998 FIFA World Cup qualification.

Post-playing career

Tsveiba worked as a scout with Dynamo Moscow when the club was managed by Stanislav Cherchesov from 2014 to 2015.

Personal life

His son Sandro Tsveiba is also a professional footballer.

Career statistics

Club

Rus-Ger 2012 (7)
Tsveiba in 2014
Akhrik Tsveiba 2009 stamp of Abkhazia
Tsveiba on a 2009 stamp of Abkhazia
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National cup League cup Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Dinamo Sukhumi 1984 0 0 0 0
SKA-Khabarovsk 1984 4 0 4 0
Dinamo Tbilisi 1985 Soviet Top League 0 0 0 0
1986 4 0 4 0
1987 23 0 23 0
1988 24 0 24 0
1989 28 0 28 0
Total 79 0 79 0
Dynamo Kyiv 1990 Soviet Top League 20 0 20 0
1991 24 1 24 1
1992 Ukrainian Premier League 9 0 9 0
1992–93 12 0 12 0
Total 65 1 6 1
KAMAZ Naberezhnye Chelny 1993 Top League 11 0 11 0
Gamba Osaka 1994 J1 League 18 1 4 0 0 0 22 1
1995 40 1 0 0 40 1
1996 17 0 3 0 12 0 32 0
Total 75 2 7 0 12 0 94 3
Alania Vladikavkaz 1997 Top League 24 0 24 0
Shanghai Pudong 1998 Jia-B League
Uralan Elista 1999 Top Division 20 1 20 1
2000 24 0 24 0
Russia 44 1 44 1
Dynamo Moscow 2001 Top Division 11 0 11 0
Career total 313 4 7 0 12 0 332 4

International

Appearances and goals by national team and year
National team Year Apps Goals
Soviet Union 1990 8 1
1991 10 0
Total 18 1
CIS 1992 7 1
Total 7 1
Ukraine 1992 1 0
Total 1 0
Russia 1997 8 0
Total 8 0

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