Hrayr Mkoyan

Hrayr Mkoyan (Armenian: Հրայր Մկոյան, born 2 September 1986) is an Armenian football player who currently plays defender for the Armenian national team and Armenian Premier League side FC Ararat Yerevan.

Hrayr Mkoyan
Hrayr Mkoyan.jpg
Personal information
Full name Hrayr Mkoyan
Date of birth (1986-09-02) 2 September 1986 (age 34)
Place of birth Leninakan, Armenian SSR
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Centre back
Club information
Current team
Ararat Yerevan
Number 5
Youth career
2002–2005 Shirak
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2009 Shirak 38 (2)
2007–2008Ararat Yerevan (loan) 47 (0)
2009Ulisses (loan) 27 (3)
2010–2011 Mika 50 (2)
2012 Spartak Nalchik 1 (0)
2012–2013 Shirak 18 (1)
2012–2013Budějovice (loan) 7 (1)
2013–2014 Gandzasar Kapan 11 (0)
2013–2014 Shirak 13 (0)
2014–2017 Esteghlal 63 (0)
2018 Shirak 9 (0)
2018 Ararat-Armenia 3 (1)
2018–2019 Alashkert 13 (0)
2019–2020 Shirak 19 (0)
2020– Ararat Yerevan 15 (0)
National team
2007–2008 Armenia U21 7 (0)
2009– Armenia 46 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 May 2021
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 September 2019 (UTC)

Club careerEdit

Ararat YerevanEdit

Hrayr Mkoyan spent his youth career at Shirak Gyumri. He debuted for the first team at 18 years of age. In 2007, Mkoyan attracted breeders from Ararat Yerevan. For two seasons at the Yerevan team, Hrayr spent 47 meetings. Normal performance for the club prevented a permanent objective and subjective pressure on Ararat.[1]

UlissesEdit

In 2009, Mkoyan moved on loan to the capital club Ulisses Yerevan, with whom he won third place in the 2009 Armenian Premier League. However, after the lease agreement, Hrayr left Ulisses and signed a two-year contract with Mika Yerevan.[2]

MikaEdit

On 22 December 2009, at the headquarters of the Football Federation of Armenia ceremony of awarding the players of last season took place, during which the winner of the award Armenian Footballer of the Year in 2009 was declared. Based on the voting, Hrayr took second place, losing the title to Henrikh Mkhitaryan.[3]

Spartak NalchikEdit

On 12 January 2012, Mkoyan signed an agreement with the semi-annual club Spartak Nalchik. According to the agreement, if the Spartak will retain a place in the Russian Premier League, the contract will be extended for two years. Otherwise Hrayr leave the club in the status of a free agent.[4] Spartak took the last place in the First Division, and fell to the Russian National Football League, and Mkoyan became a free agent.

ShirakEdit

In June, it was reported Mkoyan return to his native club Shirak Gyumri. Mkoyan himself did not refuse such an opportunity, if any. The parties were clearly set to work, and in the middle of the month the contract flock signature of both parties. Mkoyan officially returned to the location of the club where his career began, and the club returned to the existing experienced players to participate not only in the domestic competition, but also in European competition. The agreement is designed for six months.[5]

Loan to DynamoEdit

On 9 February 2013, Mkoyan tried out for Czech club Dynamo České Budějovice.[6] He joined the club two days later. According to head coach Miroslav Soukup, "Mkoyan made a good impression in a short time, and I think he will make our team stronger." A contract valid until the end of next season was signed.[7]

EsteghlalEdit

On 16 June 2014, Mkoyan joined Iran Pro League club Esteghlal. He signed a two-year contract with the club.

ShirakEdit

On 30 January 2018, Mkoyan returned to his native club FC Shirak, signing a six-month contract.

AlashkertEdit

After starting the 2018/19 season with FC Ararat-Armenia, Mkoyan signed a one-year contract with FC Alashkert on 28 August 2018.[8]

Ararat YerevanEdit

On 28 July 2020, FC Ararat Yerevan announced the signing of Mkoyan.[9]

International careerEdit

 
Mkoyan before Armenia match with Algeria

Between performances for Ararat Yerevan, Mkoyan was involved in the ranks of the youth Armenia U-21 national team, which he played seven games for.

Since 2009, he plays for the Armenia national football team. Mkoyan debuted on 9 September 2009, in a 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification match against Belgium. The match took place in the Yerevan Republican Stadium and ended 2–1 in victory of the Armenian national team.

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of match played 15 May 2021[10][11]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Shirak 2004 Armenian Premier League 3 0 - 0[a] 0 - 3 0
2005 13 0 - - - 3 0
2006 22 2 - - - 3 0
2007 0 0 0 0 - - - 0 0
2008 0 0 0 0 - - - 0 0
2009 0 0 0 0 - - - 0 0
Total 38 2 - - 0 0 - - 38 2
Ararat Yerevan (loan) 2007 Armenian Premier League 23 0 - 2[b] 0 - 25 0
2008 24 0 - 2[a] 1 - 26 1
Total 47 0 - - 2 0 - - 49 0
Ulisses (loan) 2009 Armenian Premier League 27 3 - 0 0 - 27 3
Mika 2010 Armenian Premier League 24 1 3 0 - 2[c] 0 - 29 1
2011 26 1 7 0 - 2[c] 0 - 35 1
Total 50 2 10 0 - - 4 0 - - 64 2
Spartak Nalchik 2011–12 Russian Premier League 1 0 0 0 1 0
Shirak 2012–13 Armenian Premier League 18 1 0 0 4[c] 0 22 1
Dynamo České Budějovice (loan) 2012–13 Czech First League 7 1 0 0 7 1
Gandzasar Kapan 2013–14 Armenian Premier League 11 0 1 0 0[c] 0 12 0
Shirak 2013–14 Armenian Premier League 13 0 0 0 0[d] 0 0[e] 0 13 0
Esteghlal 2014–15 Persian Gulf Pro League 23 0 0 0 - - - 23 0
2015–16 26 0 4 0 - - - 30 0
2016–17 14 0 4 0 - 4[f] 0 - 22 0
Total 63 2 8 0 - - 4 0 - - 75 0
Shirak 2017–18 Armenian Premier League 14 0 2 0 0[c] 0 0[e] 0 16 0
Ararat-Armenia 2018–19 Armenian Premier League 3 1 0 0 3 1
Alashkert 2018–19 Armenian Premier League 13 0 3 1 0[d] 0 0[e] 0 16 1
2019–20 0 0 0 0 - 4[c] 0 - 4 0
Total 13 0 3 1 - - 4 0 - - 20 1
Shirak 2019–20 Armenian Premier League 19 0 0 0 19 0
Ararat Yerevan 2020–21 Armenian Premier League 15 0 5 0 20 0
Career total 339 12 29+ 1+ - - 18 0 - - 386+ 13+
  1. ^ a b Appearances in UEFA Cup
  2. ^ Appearances in UEFA Intertoto Cup
  3. ^ a b c d e f Appearances in UEFA Europa League
  4. ^ a b Appearances in UEFA Champions League
  5. ^ a b c Appearances in Armenian Supercup
  6. ^ Appearances in AFC Champions League

InternationalEdit

As of match played 13 October 2018[10]
Appearances and goals by national team and year
National team Year Apps Goals
Armenia 2009 3 0
2010 4 0
2011 7 0
2012 6 0
2013 5 0
2014 6 0
2015 3 1
2016 5 0
2017 2 0
2018 3 0
Total 44 1
As of goal scored on 13 June 2015[10]
Scores and results list Armenia's goal tally first, score column indicates score after each Armenia goal.
List of international goals scored by Hrayr Mkoyan
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition Ref.
1 13 June 2015 Republican Stadium, Yerevan, Armenia   Portugal 2–3 2–3 UEFA Euro 2016 qualification

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

Ararat Yerevan

Mika

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ А судьи кто? (in Russian). Sergey Margaryan, vestikavkaza.ru. Retrieved 23 March 2013.
  2. ^ Грайр Мкоян: в любой момент готов помочь нашей национальной сборной (in Russian). Suren Manukyan, ArmFootball.com. Retrieved 23 March 2013.
  3. ^ "Генрих Мхитарян – лучший футболист Армении 2009 годa" (in Russian). ArmFootball.com. Retrieved 23 March 2013.
  4. ^ Грайр Мкоян заключил контракт со "Спартаком" (in Russian). armsport.am. Archived from the original on 17 March 2012. Retrieved 23 March 2013.
  5. ^ Грайр Мкоян вернулся в "Ширак" (in Russian). armsport.am. Archived from the original on 28 November 2012. Retrieved 23 March 2013.
  6. ^ Հայաստանի հավաքականի պաշտպանը փորձաշրջան է անցնում չեխական ակումբում (in Armenian). sport.news.am. Retrieved 23 March 2013.
  7. ^ Հրայր Մկոյանը չեխական "Դինամոյում" կխաղա մինչեւ հաջորդ մրցաշրջանի ավարտը (in Armenian). sport.news.am. Retrieved 23 March 2013.
  8. ^ "Հրայր Մկոյանը' "Ալաշկերտի" ֆուտբոլիստ". fcalashkert.am (in Armenian). FC Alashkert. 24 August 2018. Retrieved 30 August 2018.
  9. ^ "ՔՐԻՍՏԻԱՆ ԽԻՄԵՆԵՍԸ ԵՎ ՀՐԱՅՐ ՄԿՈՅԱՆԸ ՀԱՄԱԼՐԵՑԻՆ ԱՐԱՐԱՏԸ". facebook.com/ (in Armenian). FC Ararat Yerevan Facebook. 28 July 2020. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  10. ^ a b c Hrayr Mkoyan at National-Football-Teams.com
  11. ^ Hrayr Mkoyan at Soccerway

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