David Manoyan

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David Manoyan
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Personal information
Date of birth (1990-07-05) 5 July 1990 (age 27)
Place of birth Yerevan, Soviet Union
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Nea Salamis
Number 20
Youth career
–2007 Pyunik-2
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2012 Pyunik 59 (3)
2012–2013 FC Kuban Krasnodar 0 (0)
2012 Pyunik (loan) 12 (5)
2013–2016 Pyunik 67 (14)
2016–2017 Karmiotissa 22 (1)
2017– Nea Salamis 0 (0)
National team
2008–2009 Armenia U-19 2 (0)
2009–2011 Armenia U-21 8 (1)
2009– Armenia 26 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 May 2015.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20 November 2017

David Manoyan (Armenian: Դավիթ Մանոյան, born on 5 July 1990 in Yerevan) is an Armenian professional football player who currently plays as a midfielder for the Armenian national team and is the captain of Cypriot First Division club Nea Salamis.

Early life[edit]

David Manoyan was born on 5 July 1990 in Yerevan, Armenian SSR. Manoyan spent some time swimming before he started playing football. He has a little brother, Vahagn Manoyan, who also plays football.[1]

Club career[edit]

Manoyan was part of the FC Pyunik youth system. In 2007, he signed a contract with the club and spent a full season in the First League. He later joined the Pyunik first team in 2008. During his time on Pyunik, Manoyan scored three goals and was part of the team when they won the 2008 Armenian Premier League and 2009 Armenian Premier League, as well as the 2009 Armenian Supercup and 2009 Armenian Cup. After the championship, the number of professionals recognized the opening of the season.[2] At the headquarters of the Football Federation of Armenia, a ceremony of awarding the winners at the end of the football season 2009 was hosted. Manoyan was awarded the "Discovery of the Year" and "The most promising footballer" awards.[3] Manoyan built through most of the attacks that result in the most goals. In November 2009, an injury of the knee, which was operated by Germany, at a clinic in Hamburg.[4][5] In March 2010, talks were held for Manoyan to be transferred to German club VfB Stuttgart.[6] Manoyan later showed interest in Swiss club FC Sion. Manoyan decided to remain with Pyunik for another season, in which Pyunik again won the 2010 Armenian Premier League, as well as the 2010 Armenian Supercup and 2010 Armenian Cup.

In the summer of 2012, along with Pyunik teammate Artak Yedigaryan, he held view in interest of FC Metalurh Donetsk. Yedigaryan's game attracted the coaching staff of Metalurh and Manoyan later decided to play for FC Kuban Krasnodar.[7] On 9 August 2012, Manoyan signed a 3-year contract with Kuban. Manoyan was put on loan to Pyunik on 3 September 2012 for a period of 6 months that same year and later became the captain of Pyunik. He underwent knee surgery in Germany on 10 December 2012 due to an injury and has been sitting out for a while.[8]

International career[edit]

Manoyan made his debut for the Armenia national football team on 11 February 2009 in a friendly game against Latvia. Manoyan stepped on the field at the 80th minute of the match, replacing Edgar Manucharyan. The match took place in Cyprus and ended with the score 0:0.[1][9][10]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Pyunik Yerevan

Individual[edit]

  • 2009 Discovery of the Year[3]
  • 2009 The most promising footballer[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Edgar Manucharyan and David Manoyan: David thinks Kate Beckinsale to be one of the most beautiful actresses. Edgar likes films with Monica Bellucci". PanArmenian.Net. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  2. ^ Самвел Петросян: "Главным открытием сезона стал Давид Маноян" (in Russian). yerevantour.com. Retrieved 6 March 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c Генрих Мхитарян - футболист года (in Russian). www.golos.am. Archived from the original on 25 October 2014. Retrieved 6 March 2013. 
  4. ^ Դավիթ Մանոյանին կվիրահատեն (in Armenian). www.armsport.am. Archived from the original on 5 December 2009. Retrieved 6 March 2013. 
  5. ^ Մանոյանը վիրահատվեց (in Armenian). www.armsport.am. Archived from the original on 30 November 2009. Retrieved 6 March 2013. 
  6. ^ Армянский футболист пройдет просмотр в немецком "Штутгарте" (in Russian). www.regnum.ru. Retrieved 6 March 2013. 
  7. ^ Մանոյանը մարզվում է Կուբանում, իսկ Եդիգարյանը պայմանագիր կստորագրի Մետալուրգի հետ (in Armenian). armsport.am. Archived from the original on 30 December 2012. Retrieved 6 March 2013. 
  8. ^ Դավիթ Մանոյանը կվիրահատվի Գերմանիայում (in Armenian). sport.news.am. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  9. ^ "David Manoyan". armfootball.tripod.com. Retrieved 6 March 2013. 
  10. ^ "LATVIA - ARMENIA 0:0". armfootball.tripod.com. Retrieved 6 March 2013. 

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