Taron Voskanyan

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Taron Voskanyan
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Voskanyan lining up for Armenia in 2014
Personal information
Full name Taron Voskanyan
Date of birth (1993-02-22) 22 February 1993 (age 25)
Place of birth Yerevan, Armenia
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Alashkert
Youth career
?–2010 Pyunik Yerevan
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2016 Pyunik Yerevan 136 (4)
2016–2017 Karmiotissa 28 (1)
2017–2018 Nea Salamina 10 (0)
2018- Alashkert 0 (0)
National team
2011 Armenia U-19 5 (0)
2012– Armenia U-21 12 (1)
2012– Armenia 22 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12:21, 6 February 2018 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12:21, 7 June 2017 (UTC)

Taron Voskanyan (Armenian: Տարոն Ոսկանյան, born 22 February 1993) is an Armenian football player who currently plays for FC Alashkert and the Armenian national team.

Club career[edit]

Born in Yerevan, Armenia, Voskanyan was a pupil of the Pyunik Yerevan football school. Having begun his career with the youth team, he went to play for Pyunik-2, the reserve team, appearing in eight matches in second-tier Armenian First League during the 2010 season. The following season, he played exclusively for the first team in the Armenian Premier League making his debut on 2 April 2011 in a 0–1 away loss against Ulisses playing the full 90 minutes.[1] Months later, Pyunik won the 2011 Armenian Supercup with Voskanyan in the team.

International career[edit]

As a player of the main team of Pyunik, Voskanyan was invited into the ranks of the Armenia U-19 junior team at 19 years of age, and first played for the team on 21 October 2011 against peers from Slovakia U-19. Armenia won 2–1.[2] He subsequently had a few more games with the youth team.

He was a player of the Armenia U-21 team scoring on his debut on 12 June 2013 in a 4–1 win against Andorra U-21.[3]

Voskanyan was first called up to the senior Armenia national football team for a match against the Italian national team on 12 October 2012.[4] His debut came in the next game on 14 November 2012 a 4–2 victory against Lithuania with Voskanyan replacing Robert Arzumanyan after 29 minutes.[5]

Voskanyan in a May 2014 friendly, defending against Yacine Brahimi of Algeria

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ulisses vs. Pyunik 1 – 0". Soccerway.com. Retrieved 26 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Slovakia U19 vs. Armenia U19 1 – 2". Soccerway.com. Retrieved 26 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "Armenia U21 vs. Andorra U21 4 – 1". Soccerway.com. Retrieved 26 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "Armenia vs. Italy 1 – 3". Soccerway.com. Retrieved 26 March 2013. 
  5. ^ Տարոն Ոսկանյան. «Ուրախ եմ, որ Սարգիս Հովսեփյանը շարունակում է մնալ հավաքականի կողքին» (in Armenian). ArmFootball.com. Retrieved 26 March 2013. 

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