Tsageri and Tbilisi claim top honours at historic Georgian National Cup


Article Sun, Nov 28 2021

Despite the challenges still brought by the coronavirus pandemic, the Georgian Volleyball Federation organised earlier this month the Georgian National Cup for the first time in the country’s history. The competition ran from November 19 to 24, with the top teams returning home with medals, individual prizes and a share of the prize money at stake as well. Moreover, veteran Volleyball players attended the competition as well – and they received money prizes too.

The team of Tbilisi strike a pose after claiming the trophy of the historic, first-ever Georgian national cup

The team representing the city of Tsageri finished the men’s tournament in first place, with Batumi and the Georgian Technical University (GTU) completing the podium. The 20-year-old Aleksi Zakaidze received the award for the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the competition.

Team Tbilisi, representing Georgia’s capital city, claimed the women’s top honours, with Batumi and Bolnisi finishing second and third, respectively. Nina Tsertsvadze was the recipient of the MVP award.