Armenia Futsal National Team ties 2:2 with Bulgaria
On February 19 European Futsal Championship qualifying round group stage started in Varna, Bulgaria. Armenia National Team played the first match with the host. The tense match ended in 2:2 draw. Bulgaria opened the match score at the beginning of the match but Vladimir Mkhitaryan equalized it after 3 minutes. At the end of the first half Armen Danielyan scored and brought forward his team. Bulgaria also scored once during the second half. Worth to mention that our team had a chance to win the match but Grigor Kapukranyan couldn’t realize the penalty kick. On February 20 our team... more »

Amirkhanyan and Hovhannisyan nominate to 2009 Talent programme
UEFA Referees Committee has made a decision to nominate Arman Amirkhanyan and Zaven Hovhannisyan for joining them to 2009 Talent programme. For this purpose UEFA appointed above mentioned referees to U-17 mini-tournament in Greece, which is scheduled on March 25 till April 1. Arman Amirkhanyan will be the referee, as Zaven Hovhannisyan will be the assistant referee. more »

Lautier replaces Pizani as 4th official
Malta referee Clayton Pizani has been replaced by his compatriot Christofer Lautier as 4th official of 2010 World Cup South Africa qualifier between Estonia and Armenia. This match is scheduled in Tallin on March 1. more »

Ruben Nazaretyan announces the squad
Armenia futsal national team head coach Ruben Nazaretyan has announced a squad for 2010 European championship qualifying tournament in Bulgaria. The rivals of our team will be Bulgaria, Estonia and Latvia. Armenia national futsal team squad Goalkeepers Artak Harutyunyan (Tal-Grig) Hakob Lobasyan (Tal-Grig) Ernest Akopov (Iberia, Tbilisi, Georgia) Harutyun Harutyunyan (Erebuni) Players Khoren Zargaryan (Tal-Grig) Edgar Torosyan (Tal-Grig) Artur Karapetyan (Tal-Grig) Armen Sanamyan (Tal-Grig) Grigor Kapukranyan (Tal-Grig) Vladimir Mkhitaryan... more »

Sefton Perry - UEFA Benchmarking Manager
Question: If someone absolutely unaware of the club licensing ask you about it, what would you answer? How would you comment on the question? Answer: Well, I get asked that question a lot. It’s not very easy to summarize for sure. (Laughing) I would say just about increasing basic minimum of facts, so ensuring that minimum levels of professionalism are adopted by the clubs. When we say “professionalism”, it doesn’t mean necessarily that everything should be full-time professionally paid, but I think just the way it has been operated, has been run, run well.... more »

Jan Poulsen: We deserved to win
Armenia held 0-0 draw with Latvia in friendly international at Cirion stadium in Limassol, Cyprus. After the match Armenia national team head coach Jan Poulsen shared his impressions with FFA official website. «I'm satisfied with match in general. I'm satisfied with game, not result. We deserved to win by all means. If in first half there was an equal game, in second half we dominated on the field. We lost several opportunities to score; only Henrikh Mkhitaryan could score twice from close range. I'd like also to mention that we had four young players... more »

Armenian Development Bank Hummel