Armenia national under-21 football team

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.

Armenia U-21
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Yeritasardakan (youth team)
AssociationFootball Federation of Armenia
Head coachRafael Nazaryan
Most capsGevorg Ghazaryan (18)
Top scorerHenrikh 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
Sweden Sweden 10-0 Armenia Armenia
(Lublin, Poland; October 13, 2020)
UEFA U-21 Championship
Appearancesnone (first in n/a)
Best result2nd in qual. group, 2007

UEFA U-21 recordEdit

  • 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.
  • 2019: 4th of 6 in qualification group.

ManagersEdit

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Lyova Karapetyan (2001-03-01) 1 March 2001 (age 21) 0 0   Shirak
1GK Rafael Manasyan (2003-05-22) 22 May 2003 (age 19) 0 0   BKMA
1GK Sergey Mikaelyan (2002-07-21) 21 July 2002 (age 20) 0 0   Pyunik
1GK Arman Nersesyan (2001-10-19) 19 October 2001 (age 21) 8 0   BKMA

2DF Arsen Galstyan (2002-05-01) 1 May 2002 (age 20) 6 1   BKMA
2DF Arman Ghazaryan (2001-07-24) 24 July 2001 (age 21) 2 0   Urartu
2DF Erjanik Ghubasaryan (2001-02-21) 21 February 2001 (age 21) 9 0   Lüneburger SK Hansa
2DF Petros Manukyan (2001-05-08) 8 May 2001 (age 21) 2 0   BKMA
2DF Norayr Nikoghosyan (2002-03-09) 9 March 2002 (age 20) 0 0   Noravank
2DF Volodya Samsonyan (2001-02-24) 24 February 2001 (age 21) 5 0   BKMA
2DF Erik Simonyan (2003-06-12) 12 June 2003 (age 19) 2 0   BKMA

3MF Narek Aghasaryan (2001-07-15) 15 July 2001 (age 21) 10 0   Urartu
3MF Narek Alaverdyan (2002-02-19) 19 February 2002 (age 20) 6 0   BKMA
3MF Misak Hakobyan (2004-06-11) 11 June 2004 (age 18) 3 0   BKMA
3MF Darón Iskenderian (2002-03-19) 19 March 2002 (age 20) 1 0   Las Vegas Lights
3MF Mikayel Mirzoyan (2001-02-06) 6 February 2001 (age 21) 8 2   BKMA
3MF Sergey Mkrtchyan (2001-06-26) 26 June 2001 (age 21) 9 0   Urartu

4FW Narek Grigoryan (2001-06-17) 17 June 2001 (age 21) 8 2   Urartu
4FW Armen Hovhannisyan (2000-03-07) 7 March 2000 (age 22) 8 0   Episkopi
4FW Hamlet Minasyan (2003-01-15) 15 January 2003 (age 20) 0 0   BKMA
4FW Karen Nalbandyan (2002-04-14) 14 April 2002 (age 20) 1 0   Noravank
4FW Zhirayr Shaghoyan (2001-04-10) 10 April 2001 (age 21) 7 0   Ararat Yerevan
4FW Gevorg Tarakhchyan (2002-03-15) 15 March 2002 (age 20) 5 0   Noah

Recent call-upsEdit

Players that have been called up within the past 12 months and are eligible for the 2021 European U21 Football Championship Qualifiers.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Harutyun Melkonyan (2001-06-28) 28 June 2001 (age 21) 0 0   BKMA Yerevan v.   Serbia, 29 March 2022

DF Anthony Kazaryan (2000-10-12) 12 October 2000 (age 22) 1 0   SD Ponferradina B v.   Serbia, 29 March 2022
DF Karen Muradyan (2001-04-01) 1 April 2001 (age 21) 0 0 Free Agent v.   France, 11 November 2021
DF Erik Piloyan (2001-01-29) 29 January 2001 (age 21) 2 0   Urartu II v.   France, 11 November 2021
DF Sergey Kochkanyan (2003-05-05) 5 May 2003 (age 19) 2 0   Rostov II v.   North Macedonia, 12 October 2021
DF Styopa Mkrtchyan (2003-02-17) 17 February 2003 (age 19) 4 0   BKMA Yerevan v.   North Macedonia, 12 October 2021

MF Artyom Gyurjyan (2000-07-06) 6 July 2000 (age 22) 0 0   Alashkert v.   Serbia, 29 March 2022
MF Serob Galstyan (2002-09-23) 23 September 2002 (age 20) 0 0   BKMA Yerevan v.   Faroe Islands, 8 June 2021
MF Seroj Titizian (2000-02-01) 1 February 2000 (age 22) 2 1   UN Käerjéng 97 v.   Faroe Islands, 2 September 2021
MF Artur Serobyan (2003-07-02) 2 July 2003 (age 19) 3 0   BKMA Yerevan v.   North Macedonia, 12 October 2021

FW Martin Grigoryan (2000-09-25) 25 September 2000 (age 22) 4 0   BKMA Yerevan v.   Serbia, 29 March 2022
FW Grenik Petrosyan (2001-12-05) 5 December 2001 (age 21) 5 0   BKMA Yerevan v.   France, 11 November 2021
FW German Kurbashyan (2000-07-15) 15 July 2000 (age 22) 4 0   TuS Rot-Weiß Koblenz v.   Faroe Islands, 8 June 2021
FW Levon Vardanyan (2003-11-02) 2 November 2003 (age 19) 2 0   Pyunik v.   Faroe Islands, 8 June 2021

UEFA Euro U-21 qualificationEdit

2023 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification Group HEdit

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification            
1   France 10 8 2 0 31 5 +26 26 Final tournament 5–0 2–0 2–0 3–0 7–0
2   Ukraine 10 7 2 1 20 11 +9 23 Play-offs 3–3 2–1 1–0 4–0 2–1
3   Serbia 10 3 3 4 10 11 −1 12 0–3 0–1 0–0 2–1 2–0
4   Faroe Islands 10 2 4 4 6 12 −6 10 1–1 0–4 1–1 1–1 2–0
5   North Macedonia 10 2 3 5 8 15 −7 9 0–1 1–1 0–0 0–1 3–1
6   Armenia 10 1 0 9 7 28 −21 3 1–4 0–2 1–4 2–0 1–2
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ռաֆայել Նազարյանը հրապարակել է Հայաստանի Մ-21 հավաքական հրավիրված ֆուտբոլիստների ցուցակը" (in Armenian). Հայաստանի Ֆուտբոլի Ֆեդերացիա. 25 May 2022. Retrieved 29 May 2022.

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