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Nugzar Kvirtia

FC Zorkiy Krasnogorsk

67 kg

Place of birth
Tbilisi, Georgia

Nugzar Kvirtia

Current team

Playing position

Football player

Forward, Midfielder


1.75 m

Nugzar Kvirtia

Date of birth
(1984-09-16) September 16, 1984 (age 31)

10 (AZAL PFK / Midfielder), 25 (Turan IK / Midfielder)

Pes 2016 nugzar kvirtia goals azal pfc

Nugzar Valeryevich Kvirtia (Georgian: ნუგზარ ვალერის ძე კვირტია; born September 16, 1984) is a Georgian professional football player who last played for AZAL in the Azerbaijan Premier League.


Early life

Kvirtia was born in Tbilisi on 16 September 1984. His father Valeriy Appolonovich Kvirtia was a professional football player in Khobi, Squri, FC Guria Lanchkhuti and his mother is a cook. The family was forced to move from Georgia to Moscow because of the war in the country. The first steps in football began in the Russian FSHM school in the Luzhniki Stadium, two years became the winner of the Cup among his age.

Club career

Kvirtia started his career in 2000 at FC Dinamo Tbilisi (Youth). When he return from Georgia to Russia, he tried to sign with FC Spartak Moscow (Youth), but due to injuries received in training could not recover in time and signed with FC Khimki.

FC Khimki

Kvirtia joined FC Khimki in August 2002. In the Winter Cup semifinals came off the bench and scored two goals against Russian Premier League team FC Saturn, his team won 4-3 but in the final he couldn't get his first trophy with the team and they lost 0-1. He scored 3 goals in the second season for FC Khimki.


On 7 July 2009, Kvirtia signed a 2-year contract with AZAL PFC. Kvirtia made his Azerbaijan Premier League debut against Neftchi Baku on 16 August 2009. In his debut season, his team could not get into the top six. In the end of 2010, FC Gabala was interested in him but AZAL PFC didn't sell him. The next season 2010/2011 for Kvirtia was one of the best; AZAL PFC get into the top six. In the quarter-final of the Azerbaijan Cup he scored at 43 minutes and AZAL PFC reached the semifinal.

After a minor injury, he returned on 16 October 2010 as a substitute in the match against Inter Baku when the score was 0-0, he made an assist and then scored himself. AZAL PFC won at the defending champion 5-0. Kvirtia become one of the best pass assistants in the team. From 2009 to 2012 Kvirtia played 100 official matches in all competitions for AZAL PFC.

In the season 2010-2011 Kvirtia helped his team to get into the qualifying round of the UEFA Europa League. On 30 July 2011 Kvirtia made his debut in the UEFA Europa League against FC Minsk, when he came on as a substitute in the 71st minute. The first game ended with the score 1-1 in Baku. The second game was in Minsk and AZAL PFC lost 1-2 and flew out of the UEFA Europa League.

Turan Tovuz

Kvirtia signed a one-year contract with the Azerbaijan team. Asker Abdullayev invited him in Turan Tovuz, who had worked with him in the 2009/2010 season in AZAL PFC.

Abdulayev initiated Kvirtia's move from Russia and he gave him the number 10 shirt in AZAL PFC, but in Turan PFC he played with number 25 because the shirt with number 10 was the captain of the team. On 23 September 2012 he played his first match in new team against Qarabağ FK.

Kvirtia bring some creative in Azerbaijan Premier League celebrating team goals with his teammates.

FC Guria

14 years have passed since the Kvirtia playing at home in Georgia, he always wanted to return to his homeland, he signed a one-year contract with FC Guria Lanchkhuti (Umaglesi Liga), in 1980s in the Soviet Union, his father played for this team.

On 2 March 2014 debuted in Georgian Umaglesi Liga against FC Tskhinvali he came on as a substitute in the 65th minute. His team get into the top six and they fought for a place in European competition.

During the season 2013/2014 Tarlan Akhmedov head coach of Azerbaijan club AZAL PFC where Kvirtia was played 3 season wanted to return him, but Kvirtia moved to Tunisia

Esperance Sportive de Zarzis

On 7 August 2014 Kvirtia signed a two-year contract with ES Zarzis, becoming the first Georgian professional footballer to play in the CLP-1|) Kvirtia made his debut on 19 August 2014, coming on as a substitute in the 78th minute when the score was 0-0, and helped the team win the first match of the season away against CS Hammam-Lif 1-0.

During the season, club president of ES Zarzis create huge problems for Kvirtia, it came to financial problems and threats, because of these Nugzar had to terminate the contract by mutual agreement, take payment and leave the country. The whole process took 3 months, during this time he was very depressed and was not able to show his best performance to help the team.


On 28 July Kvirtia return to his former team AZAL, signing a one-year contract. He always wanted to come back in his "family team" as he called in all interviews. His first game in the season 2015/2016 was on 9 August against Zira FK.

AZAL PFC started the season very badly, but on 2 October Kvirtia scored his first goal in the championship against Ravan Baku FK and bring the first victory to AZAL PFC 1-0. His second goal scored against Neftchi Baku from the penalty spot and AZAL PFC won 2-1.

Personal life

Nugzar has a sister, her name is Nino, father Valeriy and mother Rimma. Kvirtia married on 4 June 2011 to the famous Azerbaijani model, Inna.

Clubs statistics

As of match played 23 April 2017


Nugzar Kvirtia Wikipedia

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