Romik Khachatryan

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Romik Khachatryan
Personal information
Full name Romik Hakobi Khachatryan
Date of birth (1978-08-23) 23 August 1978 (age 36)
Place of birth Yerevan, Soviet Union
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Banants Yerevan
Number 14
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995-1998 Kilikia Yerevan ? (?)
1999-2000 Araks Ararat 42 (3)
2000-2002 Olympiakos Nicosia 34 (3)
2002-2003 APOEL Nicosia 20 (1)
2003-2004 Olympiakos Nicosia 27 (3)
2004-2006 OFI Heraklion 33 (0)
2006 Anorthosis Famagusta 7 (0)
2007 Unirea Urziceni 10 (0)
2007-2008 Universitatea Cluj-Napoca 12 (0)
2008 APOP Kinyras Peyias 8 (0)
2008-2009 Banants Yerevan 16 (0)
2009-2010 AEP Paphos 7 (0)
2011 Omonia Aradippou
2012- Lokomotiv Tashkent 7 (0)
National team
1997-2008 Armenia 54 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 May 2010.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 September 2008

Romik Khachatryan (Armenian: Ռոմիկ Խաչատրյան, born on 23 August 1978 in Yerevan) is an Armenian football player who currently plays midfielder for Uzbek League club Lokomotiv Tashkent. He was formerly a member of the Armenia national team.

Club career[edit]

Romik Khachatryan began to get involved in football at age 7. Khachatryan began his youth career in SKA-Arai Echmiadzin. The then 16-year-old player played for the club for 11 games and was able to score 2 goals in the 1994 season. The club performed poorly that season, taking 14th place in the Armenian Premier League and was sent to the Armenian First League. Khachatryan joined Kilikia Yerevan. The club, who were soon merged with Pyunik Yerevan, played in season informal and formal, respectively. Following 1996, he joined BKMA Yerevan and stayed at the club for a long time. His first season for the club was initially not good. They had 7 defeats at the start of the Premier League. In the first round, the team finished with one win and 10 losses. Moreover, after the first match of the second round, the club withdrew from the championship and disbanded. Khachatryan himself played only three games and returned to Pyunik. From this period, Khachatryan went to take his career elsewhere. Successful performance for the club provided the opportunity to play in the Armenia national team. At the end of the 1998 Armenian Premier League, he made a transition into Araks Ararat. His skills developed in the new club and he was allowed half of the season to move to the Cypriot First Division. He played for Cypriot clubs Olympiakos Nicosia, APOEL Nicosia and Anorthosis Famagusta. He also returned to Armenia to play for Banants Yerevan, which made it to the finals of the 2008 Armenian Cup. Khachatryan currently plays for Lokomotiv Tashkent.

International career[edit]

Khachatryan played in 54 matches in the Armenia national football team. He made his debut on 30 March 1997 in Tbilisi in a friendly game between Armenia and Georgia. In this match, Khachatryan substituted in, replacing Arthur Petrosyan at the 60th minute of the match. The Armenian team suffered a devastating defeat 0:7.[1][2] To his credit, he had scored a goal once in a match against Andorra. Khachatryan has played the 7th most amount of games for the national team.

Personal life[edit]

Romik was born to parents Akop and Manushak. He is married and has two children, twins Eric and Helen.

National team statistics[edit]

Armenia national team
Year Apps Goals
1997 1 0
1998 0 0
1999 4 0
2000 9 0
2001 6 0
2002 2 0
2003 6 0
2004 7 0
2005 8 1
2006 2 0
2007 6 0
2008 3 0
Total 54 1

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Armenia Pyunik Yerevan

Armenia Spartak Yerevan

Armenia Banants Yerevan

Cyprus Olympiakos Nicosia

Cyprus APOEL Nicosia

Cyprus Anorthosis Famagusta

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Romik Khachatryan". armfootball.tripod.com. Retrieved 30 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "GEORGIA-ARMENIA 7:0". armfootball.tripod.com. Retrieved 30 March 2013. 

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