Jan Poulsen: “This is the hardest job I have ever got”
After announcing Armenia National team squad Jan Poulsen answered the journalists questions. The coach talked about the missing players first. “Let’s start from Karamyan brothers. FC Timisoara made a request to allow the brothers stay in the club, as the Romanian club has a new head coach who wants to test his players. FC Timisoara will be in Spain by that time to spend four friendly matches. So we complied with the club request for the welfare of our players first. As for Levon Pachajyan, everyone knows that he was very close to join Greek FC PAOK, but the transfer... more »

Armenia is on the second place in UEFA Fair Play current ranking
On January 22 UEFA Executive Committee ratified the amendments concerning UEFA Fair Play ranking, according which the first three national associations with 8.0 and more coefficient will get one additional place in UEFA Europe League 2009-2010. Worth to mention that the ranking includes all matches’ results took place under UEFA aegis. The current ranking comprises all matches’ marks took place during 01.05.2008-31.12.2008. Fair Play marks are put down by UEFA delegate and comprise such notions as positive atmosphere during the match, respect towards referee and the... more »

Karen Mikaelyan is European Fustal second striker
European Futsal Championships’ best forward is rewarded with Umbro European Futsal Golden Shoe every year. The point calculation is made by the following rules: the championships are divided into 6 groups according to their coefficients. Every championship has its coefficient the number of scores is multiplied with, for example Armenia Futsal championship has the lowest coefficient 1 and Spain, Portugal and Italy Fustal championships have the highest coefficient 2. Russian TTG-Yava Brazilian legionary Eder Lima is recognized as the best forward 2007/2008, scoring 73 goals (coeff.... more »

FFA president Ruben Hayrapetyan speech at FIFA World Player Gala 2008
Dear Mr. President, Ladies and Gentlemen, Sports and especially football have always been considered as effective means of establishing mutual confidence, common understanding and friendly relations. We are glad that the match between the national teams of Turkey and Armenia was favored with such a high estimate by the international football family. Our aim was to pave a way of honest and mutually beneficial relations between our two neighboring countries by means of a fair football match. That was the logic of the invitation extended by the President of the Republic of... more »

Armenia Cup and National League will start at March
Professional football season 2009 suggestions and changes provided by FFA Competitions department were discussed at the FFA Executive Committee ordinary meeting. FFA Executive Committee decided: 8 teams will take part in Armenia Cup 2009 entering the struggle at quarterfinals. The competition will start on March 17. Armenia National League 2009 will start on March 21. Armenia Cup matches (1/4, 1/2) will take place on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Armenia National League matches will take place on Saturdays and Sundays. H. Tonoyan Super Cup match will take place on September 24... more »

Latvia vs. Armenia friendly match will take place in Limassol
Friendly match between Latvia and Armenia National teams will take place on February 11 2009, at Cirion Stadium in Limassol, at 14:00cet. more »

Armenian Development Bank Hummel