Armenian First League

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Armenian First League
Country Armenia
Founded 1992; 24 years ago (1992)
Number of teams 8
Level on pyramid 2
Promotion to Armenian Premier League
Domestic cup(s) Armenian Independence Cup
Current champions Alashkert-2
Website Official
2015–16 Armenian First League

The Armenian First League is currently the second level football competition in Armenia after the Armenian Premier League. The competition exists mostly out of reserve teams of several Premier League clubs, however other teams also participate. The reserve teams are not eligible for promotion to the highest level, resulting in situations where a club promotes even when they finish the season in a mid-table position. The league currently consists of ten teams, with only two capable of promotion for the 2013-14 Armenian Premier League season.

2015–16 Member Clubs[edit]

Club Location
Alashkert II Yerevan
Ararat II Yerevan
Banants II Yerevan
Gandzasar II Kapan
Mika II Yerevan
Pyunik II Yerevan
Shirak II Gyumri
Ulisses II Yerevan


Year Winner Runner-up
1992 Ararat Aragats
1993 Zangezour Artashat
Lori Vanadzor Aznavour
1994 Aragats Kasakh
1995 transitional season (no winner)
1995–96 Arabkir BKMA Yerevan
1996–97 Dvin Artashat Lori Vanadzor
1997 Shirak-2 Spitak
1998 Zvartnots-AAL Lori Vanadzor
1999 Dinamo Yerevan Mika-Kasakh
2000 Armenicum Karabakh
2001 Malatia FIMA
2002 Armavir Araks Ararat
2003 Kilikia Vagharshapat
2004 Pyunik-2 Lernayin Artsakh
2005 Pyunik-2 Ararat Yerevan
2006 Pyunik-2 Lernayin Artsakh
2007 Pyunik-2 Mika-2
2008 Shengavit Pyunik-2
2009 Impulse Shengavit
2010 Ararat Yerevan Banants-2
2011 Shengavit Mika-2
2012–13 Alashkert Pyunik-2
2013–14 Banants-2 Alashkert-2
2014–15 Alashkert-2 Banants-2