Armenia national team leaves for Spain
Armenia national team has left for Spain to play with hosts 2010 World Cup South Africa qualifying match. Armenia team head coach Jan Poulsen announced the squad of 20 players which will be ready to field in Carlos Belmonte stadium in Spanish town Albacete. Below is the squad of Armenia National Team Goalkeepers Roman Berezovsky (Khimki, Russia) Gevorg Kasparov (Ulysses) Defenders Sargis Hovsepyan (Pyunik) Robert Arzumanyan (Randers, Denmark) Aleksandr Tadevosyan (Vitebsk, Belarus) Karen Dokhoyan (Pyunik) Aghvan Mkrtchyan (Gomel, Belarus) Vahagn... more »

Sukiasyan announces squad for Turkey
Armenia U-21 national team head coach Varuzhan Sukiasyan has announced the squad of 19 players for EURO U-21 Championship qualifying match with Turkey, which is staged in Istanbul at Ali Sami Yen staduim on September 9. Goalkeepers Grigor Meliksetyan (Pyunik) Gevorg Prazyan (Ararat) Defenders Artur Stepanyan (Chernomorets, Russia) Hayk Chilingaryan (Pyunik) Karen Khachatryan (Pyunik) Artak Andrikyan (Pyunik) Vahe Mehrabyan (Ararat) Hrayr Mkoyan (Ararat) Mikheil Simonyan (Ararat) Midfielders Henrikh Mkhitaryan (Pyunik) Karlen Mkrttchyan... more »

2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa. Armenia 0-2 Turkey
2010 South Africa World Cup qualifying campaign has started on September 6 in European zone. Armenia hosted EURO-2008 semifinalist Turkey on Hrazdan stadium. Interest to this match was as huge as Armenia and Turkey presidents, about 300 journalists and many football high ranking officials were present. In first half was equal game with small chances to score. Ten minutes before halftime central defender of our team Robert Arzumanyan got an injury and was substituted by Romik Khachatryan who occupied a place in central zone. Ararat Arakelyan was forced to play in central defender place.... more »

The pre-game press conference of Armenia NT head coach Mr. Jan Poulsen will be held in "Hrazdan" stadium press-conference hall on Septembeber 5, 19:00, which will be followed by the press-conference of Turkey NT head coach Mr. Fatih Terim. more »

Armenia moves down 4 places in FIFA rankings
Armenia moved down 4 places in FIFA rankings and occupied 98th position. Spain occupied top spot. Italy is the second, followed by Germany. 1. Spain – 1565 (points) 2. Italy - 1339 3. Germany - 1329 4. Netherlands - 1295 5. Croatia - 1266 6. Brazil - 1252 7. Argentina - 1230 8. Czech Republic - 1134 9. Portugal - 1120 10. Turkey - 1033 12. Russia - 1013 26. Ukraine - 799 48. Moldova - 573 54. Lithuania - 545 55. Belgium - 530 57. Belarus - 518 59. Uzbekistan - 505 63. Latvia - 479 75. Bosnia-Herzegovina - 435... more »

Toni Asumaa - Spain vs. Armenia match referee
Finnish Toni Asumaa will be the referee of 2010 World Cup South Africa qualifying match between Spain and Armenia in Albacete on Spetember 10. Assistant referees are Jukka-Pekka Koskela and Esa Vahvilainen. 4th official is Petteri Karin. FIFA Commissioner is assigned Dusan Maravic from Serbia, FIFA assessor is Patrick Kelly from Ireland. more »

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