Gandzasar FC

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Gandzasar
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Full name Gandzasar Football Club
Founded 2002; 12 years ago (2002)
Ground Gandzasar Stadium
Kapan
Ground Capacity 3,500
Owner ZCMC CJSC
Chairman Maxim Hakobyan
Manager Serhiy Puchkov
League Armenian Premier League
2013–14 Armenian Premier League, 5th
Website Club home page

Gandzasar Football Club (Armenian: Գանձասար Ֆուտբոլային Ակումբ) is an Armenian football club based in the town of Kapan, Syunik Province. Translated from the Armenian, "Gandz-a-sar" simply means "Treasure Mountain". The club headquarters are located on Shinararner street 1, Kapan.[1] Their training academy is located at the outskirts of Kapan.

The owners of the club are Zangezur Copper and Molybdenum Combine Closed Joint-Stock Company, headed by the Armenian businessman Maxim Hakobyan.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 2002 and made their debut in the Armenian football league system in the 2004 Armenian First League competition. They spent 2 years playing in the Armenian First League before getting promoted to the Armenian Premier League for the 2006 season.

As of 2014, Gandzasar play in the Armenian Premier League, the top division in Armenian football. The home ground of team is the Gandzasar Stadium.

The club also runs a reserve team known as Gandzasar-2, participating in the First Division.

Achievements[edit]

European Cup History[edit]

Season Competition Round Club 1st leg 2nd leg Aggregate
2009–10 UEFA Europa League 2Q Netherlands NAC Breda 0–6 0–2 0–8 Symbol delete vote.svg
2012–13 UEFA Europa League 1Q Faroe Islands EB/Streymur 1–3 2–0 3–3 Symbol confirmed.svg
2Q Switzerland Servette FC 0–2 1–3 1–5 Symbol delete vote.svg
2013–14 UEFA Europa League 1Q Kazakhstan FC Aktobe 1–2 1–2 2–4 Symbol delete vote.svg
Notes
  • Home results are noted in bold

Current squad[edit]

Gandzasar Stadium, the home of Gandzasar
Gandzasar training academy in Kapan

As of 1 October 2014.

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Armenia GK Grigor Meliksetyan
89 Armenia GK Gevorg Prazyan
89 Armenia GK Sevak Aghabekyan
-- Armenia GK Arsen Petrosyan
2 Armenia DF Vardan Khachatryan
3 Armenia DF Artashes Zakaryan
23 Armenia DF Ara Khachatryan
17 Armenia DF Alen Hambartsumyan
5 Armenia DF Aleksandr Petrosyan
22 Ukraine DF Anton Monakhov
25 Ukraine DF Aleksey Pinchuk
7 Armenia DF Vruyr Grigoryan
No. Position Player
33 Armenia MF Artak Grigoryan
14 Bosnia and Herzegovina MF Dejan Vukomanović
6 Armenia MF Samvel Melkonyan
21 Armenia MF Khoren Veranyan
8 Ukraine MF Boris Orlovsky
10 Ukraine MF Marat Daudov
18 Ukraine MF Artem Proshenko
61 Mexico MF José Alpuche de Leon
11 Armenia FW Hayrapet Avagyan
9 Armenia FW Gegham Harutyunyan
61 Ukraine FW Vasyl Palagnyuk
-- Brazil FW Gustavo Sauer

Managers[edit]

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