A memorandum of collaboration was signed between Victor Sanikidze, the former member of Georgian National Basketball Team, a successful veteran basketball player of Euro-League, and the university at the Caucasus International University Conference Hall on December 28, 2018.
The Memorandum envisages the agreement of parties concerning the future goals and objectives of Caucasus International University basketball club.
The memorandum signing ceremony was opened by Mr. Vakhtang Tsivtsivadze, CIU Chancellor. He introduced in details the significant initiative to the audience and placed emphasis on basketball, as one of the distinctive sport types. As stated by the chancellor, basketball is the best tandem of talent and physical abilities. The university will take serious steps in this direction from 2019.
The team members have been changed for this purpose: Experienced Georgian and foreign basketball players will play by CIU and a Serb Specialist will head the coaches. Chancellor also announced the construction of huge sports complex on the base of the University.
Victor Sanikidze, the former member of Georgian National Basketball Team, a successful veteran basketball player of Euro-League also addressed the audience and wished success to the basketball club which has new management.
The event was attended by sportsmen, CIU authorities, representatives of administration and other interested individuals.
We would like to remind you that on December 18, 2017 CIU team gained the right to play in the A League of the Georgian Championship and took the 4th place on the debut season.
The club will continue from this league with the new management and will fight to get to the Super league.