Club History

2019
2018
2017
2010
2008
2004
2002
2001
2000
1999
1990
1962
1959
1946

2019

In 2019, Torpedo defended their Georgian Supercup Champion title against FC Saburtalo Tbilisi, winning the match with a single goal in the 70th minute.

2018

In 2018, FC Kutaisi Torpedo finished 3rd in the Erovnuli Liga, qualifying for the 2019 Europa League first qualifying round. Torpedo claimed the Georgian Supercup Championship from FC Samtredia and were also the Georgian Cup Champions.

2017

Since this turbulent time in the club’s history, the team has gone on to climb it’s way to the top of the Erovnuli Liga (formally the Umaglesi Liga) in 2017, securing the title from defending champions FC Samtredia.
The team has claimed the Georgian Cup Champions title four times, making them 2nd most successful team in the league.

2010

In 2010, Wissol Petroleum sponsored Torpedo 2008, and the company decided to restore the “FC Torpedo Kutaisi” club name. The team returned to the Umaglesi Liga in 2010, securing 4th place on the leader board.

2008

In 2008-2009, FC Kutaisi Torpedo was replaced by FC Torpedo 2008, which was sponsored by the city government.

2004

However, following the 2004-2005 Umaglesi Liga season, three-times Georgian Premier League (Umaglesi Liga) champions and two-times Georgian National Cup winner FC Torpedo Kutaisi was dissolved. The club played its last game, the first qualifying round of the 2005-2006 season UEFA Cup, in Borisov, Belarus, against FC Bate. FC Torpedo Kutaisi lost 5:0.

The following year, FC Kutaisi Torpedo was founded. The club was not considered the successor to FC Torpedo Kutaisi. The new club, FC Kutaisi Torpedo, competed in the Umaglesi Liga for two seasons (2005-2006 and 2006-2007), but was withdrawn from the top league for the 2007-2008 season due to financial reasons and relegated to Pirveli Liga.

2002

While the team lost the Umaglesi Liga championship in 2002-2003, the club went on to the 2003-2004 UEFA Cup league qualifiers.
In 2002, Torpedo Kutaisi played the host nation for the VIII Turkmenistan President’s Cup and drew 1-1, with Turkmenistan claiming the title on overall points.

2001

Three-time league champions Torpedo again took the title against Lokomotivi Tbilisi in the 2001-2002 Umaglesi Liga. The defending champions qualified for the first round qualifiers UEFA Champions League, besting B36 Torshavn with an aggregate 6-2 wins.

2000

In the 2000-2001 Umaglesi Liga, Torpedo Kutaisi bested Lokomotivi Tbilisi for the double. The win placed Torpedo Kutaisi in the first qualifying round of the 2001-2002 UEFA Champions League against Linfield FC.

1999

In 1999-2000, Torpedo Kutaisi started its winning streak. The club claimed the Umaglesi Liga title against FC WIT Georgia in the 1999–2000 season, and qualified for the UEFA Champions League second qualifying round, where they competed against Red Star Belgrade.

1990

The team changed names in 1990 when it joined the Umaglesi Liga. The club, then known as FC Kutaisi, recorded no wins and its name was restored as FC Torpedo Kutaisi in 1993.

1962

In 1962, the club joined the Soviet Top League, along with 22 other teams. Torpedo Kutaisi played for 13 seasons, until 1986, with a total of 104 wins of 439 matches played.

1959

In 1959, the club merged with FC Locomotive Kutaisi under the FC Torpedo Kutaisi name.

1946

Founded in 1946, FC Torpedo Kutaisi excelled to claim the 1949 Georgian SSR Championship title over Dinamo Batumi.

Former FC Torpedo Kutaisi Legends

Georgian Footballer
of the Year

Malkhaz Asatiani

Malkhaz Asatiani

2005

Olympic Team
Players

Tengiz  Sulakvelidze

Tengiz Sulakvelidze

1980

National Team Players

Vladimir Gutsaev

Vladimir Gutsaev

1972 - 1982

Tamaz  Kostava

Tamaz Kostava

1978

Otar Gabelia

Otar Gabelia

1979

Ramaz Shengelia

Ramaz Shengelia

1979 - 1983

Nodar Khizanishvili

Nodar Khizanishvili

1982

Tengiz  Sulakvelidze

Tengiz Sulakvelidze

1980 - 1988

Jemal Kherkhadze

Jemal Kherkhadze

Iuza Losaberidze

Iuza Losaberidze

Roin Kvaskhvadze

Roin Kvaskhvadze

Zurab Ionanidze

Zurab Ionanidze

Guram Nishnianidze

Guram Nishnianidze

David Janashia

David Janashia

Merab Megreladze

Merab Megreladze

Mikheil Ashvetia

Mikheil Ashvetia

Gia Megreladze

Gia Megreladze

Shota Babunashvili

Shota Babunashvili

Valeri Abramidze

Valeri Abramidze

Shota Okropirashvili

Shota Okropirashvili

Revaz Dzodzuashvili

Revaz Dzodzuashvili

Trophy Room

Georgian Supercup Champions

2019

Georgian Cup Champions

2018

Georgian Supercup Champions

2018

Erovnuli Liga Champions

2017

Georgian Cup Champions

2016

Draw VIII Turkmenistan President’s Cup

2002

Umaglesi Liga Defending Champions

2001 – 2002

Umaglesi Liga Defending & Georgian Cup Champions

2000 – 2001

Umaglesi Liga Champions

1999 – 2000

Georgian Cup Champions

1998 – 1999

Georgian SSR Championship Winners

1949