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Cyprus wants Ketsbaia to be able to revive fate

Former Newcastle United player Temur Ketsbaia has become the new coach of the national team after the disastrous consequences of Cyprus dropping to 107 in the FIFA rankings.

The Cyprus Football Association has announced an agreement with a Georgian manager to replace the ineffective Greek Nikos Costenoglow appointed last year.

The change of manager took place after Cyprus scored only one win in the last 13 internationals, scoring only three of them.

It is hoped that managers can guide the change in fate National team Please bring back the supporters.

According to the CFA, the deal is expected until the 2026 World Cup qualifiers are completed.

In September, the next match in Cyprus will be the Greek home of the Nations League.

The cult hero Ketsbaia, 54, is known for his fierce temperament, but has earned great honor at the club level.

Born March 18, 1968 in Georgia, he first came to Cyprus in 1992, 30 years ago, as an Anorthosis soccer player.

He returned to Cyprus and Anorthosis in 2002 after playing for AEK Athens, Newcastle, Wolves and Dundee United.

He won two championships at Anorthosis in 2005 and 2008 and was the first coach to lead the Cyprus team to the group stage (Champions League) of the European tournament in the same year.

From 2009 to 2014, he led the Georgia national team and worked in Olympiacos Piraeus, APOEL, AEK Athens, Orenburg and Russia.

In 2019 he returned to Anorthosis to win 2021 FA cup Leading the team to the UEFA Conference League group stage.

He left Anorthosis at the end of last season.

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