Dynamo Triumphs in the 2023 Abkhazia Football Cup

SUKHUM / AQW'A ― In a dramatic final played on November 24, Sukhum's Dynamo Stadium became the stage for Dynamo's victory in the 2023 Abkhazia Football Cup, as they overcame Afon with a thrilling 5:3 scoreline.

The game's momentum swung early with Dynamo creating a dangerous opportunity in the 17th minute, narrowly missing a goal. This close call spurred Afon into action, leading to a series of promising attacks.

Dynamo's persistence paid off in the 23rd minute when Garri Lagvilava opened the scoring. Afon responded with vigor, but their attempts to breach Dynamo's defense were unsuccessful until the 32nd minute, yet a goal remained elusive.

The match's intensity escalated when Dynamo conceded a penalty, expertly converted by Levan Logua, bringing the score to a 1:1 deadlock at half-time.

Dynamo Secures Victory in the 2023 Abkhazia Football Cup Final

⚽️ Goals - 'Afon': Levan Logua scored a double (Penalty-35’ 68’), Ndjee Makanda Georges (83’).
⚽️ Goals - 'Dynamo': Garri Lagvilava scored a double (23’ Penalty-55’). In the last minute of regular time, Aslan Bagatelia equalized the score, leading the game into overtime.
🕔 Levan Achba put his team ahead in overtime (105’), Ainar Dzhopua (108’).
👤 Man of the Match: Garri Lagvilava.

The second half saw Dynamo regain their lead, thanks to Garri Lagvilava's penalty following a VAR review for a foul in the penalty area. The 2:1 lead, however, was short-lived as Afon's Levan Logua equalized once again in the 69th minute.

Afon's persistence yielded a 3:2 lead with just six minutes remaining. However, Dynamo demonstrated remarkable resilience, drawing level in added time. The regular play ended in a draw, leading to two 15-minute extra halves.

In these decisive moments, Dynamo showcased their championship mettle, initially breaking the tie in the first extra half and then cementing their victory with a final goal in the second, concluding an exhilarating match with a 5:3 triumph.

The victory marks a significant achievement for Dynamo, crowning them as the 2023 champions of the Abkhazia Football Cup.




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