Armenia national under-21 football team

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Armenia U-21
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Yeritasardakan (youth team)
Association Football Federation of Armenia
Head coach Karen Barseghyan
Most caps Gevorg Ghazaryan (18)
Top scorer Henrik Mkhitaryan (9)
First colours
Second colours
First international
Belgium Belgium 7-0 Armenia Armenia
(Ghent; September 6, 1994)
Biggest win
Armenia Armenia 4-0 San Marino San Marino
(Yerevan; June 9, 2006)
Biggest defeat
Ukraine Ukraine 8-0 Armenia 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[edit]

  • 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.
  • 2015: 4th of 5 in qualification group.
  • 2017: 6th of 6 in qualification group.

Managers[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following players were called up for the official match against Bulgaria on September 6, 2016.
Caps and goals correct as of March 29, 2016 after the match against Denmark.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Anatoly Ayvazov (1996-06-08) 8 June 1996 (age 20) 8 0 Armenia Shirak
1GK Henri Avagyan (1996-01-16) 16 January 1996 (age 21) 0 0 Armenia Banants
1GK Arman Meliksetyan (1995-07-21) 21 July 1995 (age 21) 0 0 Armenia Ararat

2DF Aram Shakhnazaryan (Captain) (1994-04-21) 21 April 1994 (age 23) 11 1 Armenia Pyunik
2DF Armen Manucharyan (1995-02-03) 3 February 1995 (age 22) 7 0 Armenia Pyunik
2DF Artur Kartashyan (1996-10-22) 22 October 1996 (age 20) 6 0 Armenia Pyunik
2DF Robert Hakobyan (1996-10-22) 22 October 1996 (age 20) 4 0 Armenia Pyunik
2DF Gor Agbaljan (1997-04-25) 25 April 1997 (age 20) 0 0 Netherlands Heracles Almelo
2DF Hamlet Asoyan (1995-01-13) 13 January 1995 (age 22) 0 0 Armenia Gandzasar
2DF Serob Grigoryan (1995-02-04) 4 February 1995 (age 22) 0 0 Armenia Pyunik
2DF Gevorg Khuloyan (1996-08-18) 18 August 1996 (age 20) 0 0 Armenia Banants

3MF Gor Malakyan (1994-06-12) 12 June 1994 (age 22) 13 3 Ukraine FC Stal
3MF Artem Simonyan (1995-02-20) 20 February 1995 (age 22) 12 2 Switzerland Zürich
3MF Alik Arakelyan (1996-05-21) 21 May 1996 (age 21) 7 0 Armenia Pyunik
3MF Petros Avetisyan (1996-01-07) 7 January 1996 (age 21) 6 0 Armenia Pyunik
3MF Hakob Hakobyan (1997-03-29) 29 March 1997 (age 20) 1 0 Armenia Banants
3MF Mher Sahakyan (1995-07-15) 15 July 1995 (age 21) 1 0 Armenia Ararat
3MF Hayk Galstyan (1998-03-23) 23 March 1998 (age 19) 0 0 Germany Bochum
3MF Vahagn Hayrapetyan (1997-06-14) 14 June 1997 (age 19) 0 0 Armenia Pyunik
3MF Alexander Hovhannisyan (1996-07-20) 20 July 1996 (age 20) 0 0 Armenia Banants
3MF David Martirosyan (1997-04-02) 2 April 1997 (age 20) 0 0 Czech Republic Teplice

4FW Viulen Ayvazyan (1995-01-01) 1 January 1995 (age 22) 7 0 Armenia Shirak
4FW Razmik Hakobyan (1996-02-09) 9 February 1996 (age 21) 7 0 Armenia Pyunik
4FW David Arshakyan (1994-08-16) 16 August 1994 (age 22) 1 0 United States Chicago Fire
4FW Erik Petrosyan (1998-02-19) 19 February 1998 (age 19) 0 0 Armenia Pyunik

UEFA Euro U-21 qualification[edit]

2017 UEFA European Under-21 Championship Qualification Group 5[edit]

Standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Denmark 10 9 1 0 24 3 +21 28 Final tournament
2  Bulgaria 10 5 2 3 11 7 +4 17
3  Romania 10 5 1 4 15 14 +1 16
4  Wales 10 4 4 2 14 12 +2 16
5  Luxembourg 10 1 3 6 5 18 −13 6
6  Armenia 10 0 1 9 6 21 −15 1
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers

See also[edit]

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