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Armenia national under-21 football team

 

Armenia national under-21 football team

Armenia U-21
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Yeritasardakan (youth team)
Association Football Federation of Armenia
Head coach Abraham Kashmanyan
Most caps Gevorg Ghazaryan (18)
Top scorer Henrik Mkhitaryan (9)
First international
Belgium 7-0 Armenia
(Ghent; September 6, 1994)
Biggest win
Armenia 4-0 San Marino
(Yerevan; June 9, 2006)
Biggest defeat
Ukraine 8-0 Armenia
(Kiev; October 13, 1998)
UEFA U-21 Championship
Appearances none (First in n/a)
Best result 2nd in qual. group, 2007

The Armenia national under-21 football team is the youth football team of Armenia. The team is based mostly on the young players from the league and competes every two years in order to qualify for the European Under-21 Football Championship. The team played its first match in 1994, Armenia having until 1992 been part of the USSR.

UEFA U-21 record

  • 1978 - 1991: part of USSR
  • 1992 - 1994: did not participate
  • 1996: 6th of 6 in qualification group.
  • 1998: 5th of 5 in qualification group.
  • 2000: 5th of 5 in qualification group.
  • 2002: 5th of 6 in qualification group.
  • 2004: 5th of 5 in qualification group.
  • 2006: 6th of 6 in qualification group.
  • 2007: 2nd of 3 in qualification group.
  • 2009: 4th of 5 in qualification group.
  • 2011: 4th of 6 in qualification group.
  • 2013: 2nd of 5 in qualification group.


Managers

Current squad

Armenia squad for the 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship qualification match against Belarus on 9 September, 2014. Caps and goals correct as of September 9, 2014.

Name Date of birth Club Caps (goals)
Goalkeepers
Albert Ohanyan (1993-05-14) 14 May 1993 Pyunik 00 0(0)
Arsen Beglaryan (1993-02-18) 18 February 1993 Ulisses 02 0(0)
Defenders
Aram Shakhnazaryan (1994-04-21) 21 April 1994 Banants 00 0(0)
Alen Hambartsumyan (1992-03-01) 1 March 1992 Gandzasar 01 0(0)
Grigor Hovhannisyan (1993-12-08) 8 December 1993 Pyunik 05 0(0)
Midfielders
Davit Hakobyan (1993-03-21) 21 March 1993 Shirak 08 0(3)
Artur Miranyan (1995-12-27) 27 December 1995 Vardar 01 0(0)
Nairi Minasyan (1995-08-28) 28 August 1995 Banants 00 0(0)
Vaspurak Minasyan (1994-06-29) 29 June 1994 Pyunik 06 0(0)
Artem Simonyan (1995-02-20) 20 February 1995 Zenir S.P. 04 0(0)
Gagik Poghosyan (1993-05-04) 4 May 1993 Pyunik 08 0(1)
Taron Voskanyan (1993-02-22) 22 February 1993 Pyunik 06 0(0)
Karen Muradyan (1992-11-01) 1 November 1992 Shirak 07 0(0)
Aghvan Papikyan (1994-02-08) 8 February 1994 Pyunik 03 0(1)
Gor Malakyan (1994-12-06) 6 December 1994 Pyunik 05 0(0)
Tigran Barseghyan (1993-09-22) 22 September 1993 Mika 00 0(0)
Strikers
Ghukas Poghosyan (1994-06-02) 2 June 1994 Pyunik 01 0(0)
Vardan Pogosyan (1992-03-08) 8 March 1992 Pyunik 01 0(0)

UEFA Euro U-21 qualification

2015 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship Qualification Group 10

Standings

Team
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 France 8 7 1 0 28 7 +21 22
 Iceland 8 5 1 2 20 11 +9 16
 Kazakhstan 8 3 0 5 8 18 –10 9
 Armenia 8 3 0 5 7 19 –12 9
 Belarus 8 1 0 7 6 14 –8 3
 
Armenia  2–1 1–4 1–2 1–2
Belarus  0–1 1–2 0–1 1–2
France  6–0 1–0 5–0 1–1
Kazakhstan  0–1 1–2 1–5 3–2
Iceland  4–0 4–1 3–4 2–0


See also

External links

  • Uefa Under-21 website Contains fixtures and results
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