WIT Georgia

Founded In
1998
Location
Tbilisi, Georgia

WIT Georgia

About WIT Georgia

Football Club WIT Georgia, usually known more simply as WIT Georgia, was first established in 1997. Based in the capital city of Tbilisi, the team have enjoyed a swift rise to prominence within Georgian football and have emerged as one of the country's top teams over recent years. Their name stems from a sponsorship deal with World Innovation Technologies Georgia Ltd., a pet food, accessories and pharmaceutical imports company.

Upon foundation, the team were placed into Georgia's second tier, the Pirveli Liga. Their first season was a major success, as they topped the league and gained promotion to the top flight. It took the side little time to settle in the top division and in 2000 they finished as the league's runners up.

In 2004, WIT Georgia were crowned as Georgia's national champions for the first time in history, after winning a champions playoff match against FC Sioni Bolnisi, who had finished with the same number of points as them. After 2nd-place finishes in both 2006 and 2008, they would go on to add a second league title to their trophy haul in 2009, after topping the league. Later in the year, they went on to win the Georgian Super Cup. In 2010, the club were able to lift the Georgian Cup, after beating Dinamo Tbilisi 1-0 in the final. Their success at domestic level as seen them enter the preliminary rounds of the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League.

Revaz Gotsiridze was a prolific goalscorer for the side and one of WIT Georgia's most notable players. The striker netted a crucial goal in the 2004 champions playoff, to ensure the club were crowned as champions. 

The team's home matches are held at Mtskheta Park, which is owned by the club. The venue is currently able to hold a maximum of 2,000 supporters.

Georgia
Umaglesi Liga