Jaba Kankava
Name: Jaba Kankava
Occupation: Soccer Player
Gender: Male
Birth Day: March 18, 1986
Age: 36
Country: Georgia
Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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Jaba Kankava

Jaba Kankava was born on March 18, 1986 in Georgia (36 years old). Jaba Kankava is a Soccer Player, zodiac sign: Pisces. Nationality: Georgia. Approx. Net Worth: Undisclosed. @ plays for the team .


In March of 2014 he saved the life of fellow player Oleh Husyev after he was knocked unconscious in a collision and swallowed his tongue. Thinking quickly, he dislodged Husyev's tongue and cleared his airway, saving his life. He was subsequently awarded the Order of Merit in April of 2014. 

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Before Fame

His professional career first began in 2003 when he started playing professionally for the Dinamo Tbilisi F.C. The following year he debuted for Georgia's national team. In 2010 he was loaned to the Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih club and in 2018 he was acquired by the Tobol club. 


Biography Timeline


In 2004 Jaba Kankava started his football career with Dinamo Tbilisi, where Gia Geguchadze was just appointed as head coach. Geguchadze started to create a new club with youngsters and Kankava became a main member of them. In his first year, Kankava won the Georgian Cup, and played in the UEFA Europa League scoring the winning goal against Slavia Prague and contributing to the qualification for the group stages.


After one season at Dinamo, Kankava moved to Alania Vladikavkaz, where he played 12 matches, before signing a contract with Arsenal Kyiv in 2005. At Arsenal Kyiv, he played 24 matches and scored 4 goals.


Kankava played 5 games in 2006 FIFA World Cup qualifying and 9 games in UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying. He also played 2 friendlies i 4 in 2006, 2 in 2007 and 2 in 2008.


In 2007, Kankava agreed to sign a three-year contract with league rival Dnipro. Newly arrived Kankava was among the starting squad from the first games but received a red card against Dynamo Kyiv because of a tough tackle and missed several games and was among the bench players. In eight years at Dnipro, he played 91 matches and scored 4 goals.


On 30 March 2014, Kankava saved the life of FC Dynamo Kyiv captain, Oleh Husyev, after Husyev was briefly knocked unconscious in a collision and swallowed his tongue which blocked his airway. Kankava reacted immediately by sticking his fingers in Husyev's mouth to dislodge his tongue and clear his airway. On 12 April 2014 before Dnipro played Metalurh Zaporizhya at the Dnipro Arena, Kankava was awarded the Order of Merit for his actions in Dnipropetrovsk.


In 2015, Kankava joined Ligue 1 club Reims. In July 2017, he agreed to the termination of his contract which ran until 2018.


On 22 November 2018, Kankava signed a new two-year contract with FC Tobol.

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Currently, Jaba Kankava is 36 years, 8 months and 8 days old. Jaba Kankava will celebrate 37th birthday on a Saturday 18th of March 2023.

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