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Gandzasar Kapan
Full name Football Club Gandzasar Kapan
Nickname(s) Արջեր Arjér (The Bears)
Founded 2002; 13 years ago (2002)
Ground Gandzasar Stadium,
Ground Capacity 3,500
Owner «Zangezur Copper and Molybdenum Combine» CJSC
Chairman Vahe Hakobyan
Manager Ashot Barseghyan
League Armenian Premier League

Football Club Gandzasar Kapan (Armenian: Ֆուտբոլային Ակումբ Գանձասար Կապան), commonly known as Gandzasar, 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] The Gandzasar Kapan Training Centre is located at the outskirts of Kapan.

The club is under the ownership of «Zangezur Copper and Molybdenum Combine» Closed Joint-Stock Company since 25 February 2015.


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 Kapan 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 Kapan-2, participating in the First Division.


Armenian Premier League

Armenian Cup

European Cup History

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 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
  • Home results are noted in bold

Current squad

Gandzasar Stadium, the home of Gandzasar

As of 1 August 2015 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 Arsen Petrosyan
2 Armenia DF Armen Petrosyan
3 Bulgaria MF Andrey Stoev
5 Armenia DF Aleksandr Petrosyan (captain)
6 Colombia MF Wbeymar
7 Armenia DF Artur Barseghyan
8 Armenia DF Armen Durunts
9 Russia FW Atsamaz Burayev
10 Armenia FW Armen Hovhannisyan
11 Armenia FW Tigran Barseghyan
12 Armenia GK Grigor Meliksetyan
13 Serbia DF Damir Memovic
17 Armenia DF Alen Hambartsumyan
No. Position Player
18 Armenia MF Hayk Ishkhanyan
20 Armenia MF Narek Beglaryan
21 Armenia DF Artur Avagyan
22 Armenia DF Gegham Harutyunyan
23 Armenia DF Ara Khachatryan
33 Georgia (country) MF Gogita Gogatishvili
89 Zambia MF Lubambo Musonda
Armenia GK Sevak Aghabekyan
Armenia DF Armen Tatintsyan
Armenia DF Vardan Khachatryan
Armenia DF Vruyr Grigoryan
Armenia FW Mher Harutyunyan

FC Gandzasar Kapan-2 (reserves)

FC Gandzasar Kapan's reserve squad play as FC Gandzasar Kapan-2 in the Armenian First League. They also play their home games at the Gandzasar Stadium.

As of 1 August 2015

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

No. Position Player
Armenia GK Arman Meliksetyan
Armenia GK Davit Altunyan
Armenia DF Artur Shushanyan
Armenia DF Suren Karamyan
Armenia MF Martin Sargsyan
Armenia MF Karen Hovhannisyan
No. Position Player
Armenia MF Spartak Hovhannisyan
Armenia MF Ruben Minasyan
Armenia FW Aram Allakhverdyan
Armenia FW Hayrapet Avagyan
Armenia FW Rafik Galstyan

Manager: Ashot Manucharyan



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