If he was appointed national-team bang-up in 2009, a FUT Coins annual of best-known Georgians had Ketsbaia abaft Joseph Stalin and Katie Melua.’Katie Melua, the singer? She is actual nice,’ says Ketsbaia, whose daughter, Lida, is now belief criminology at Newcastle University.’But I don’t appetite to be compared to Stalin.
That is just bad memories for everyone.’Ketsbaia’s almanac in accusation of Georgia – a aggregation currently 137th in the FIFA rankings – was impressive. And one of which he needs no reminding. The 48-year-old aloft striker is now administrator of Greek Super Alliance club AEK Athens’Thirteen wins and nine draws from 40 games, that is not bad for a country like ours,’ he says.
In Dublin, Georgia face Republic of Ireland in a Apple Cup qualifier. It was a atrocious 2-1 defeat to Martin O’Neill’s ancillary during condoning for Euro 2016 from which, Ketsbaia admits, they never recovered. He abdicate anon after.’Aiden McGeady denticulate two abundant goals that night – the champ in injury-time,’ he reflects.’After that, McGeady abolished (he has not denticulate for Ireland since).
So we were unlucky, we acclimatized to win. Ketsbaia says he would adulation to get the adventitious to administer a club in England in the Buy FIFA Coins future’If we had, things adeptness acquire been altered for me and the team. Now, though, I anticipate Ireland will be too able for us.
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