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Varuzhan Sukiasyan (Armenian: Վարուժան Սուքիասյան, Russian: Варужан Гарсеванович Сукиасян; born 5 August 1956 in Yerevan), is an Armenian association football manager and former player. He is the brother of Yervand Sukiasyan.

Varuzhan Sukiasyan
Personal information
Date of birth (1956-08-05) 5 August 1956 (age 63)
Place of birth Yerevan, Armenian SSR
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Without club (manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978–1987 Kotayk 183 (66)
Teams managed
1989–1990 Lori
1992–1994 Banants Kotayk
1995 Van Yerevan
1997 Homenmen Beirut
1998–1999 Tsement Ararat
1998–1999 Armenia U21
2000 Araks Ararat
2000–2001 Armenia
2001 Spartak Yerevan
2003–2005 Homenmen Beirut
2006–2007 Ararat Yerevan
2007–2008 Armenia U21
2008 Ararat Yerevan
2009–2010 Impulse FC
2015–2016 Ararat Yerevan
2015–2016 Armenia
2018 Alashkert
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Between 1978 and 1987, Sukiasyan played at FC Kotayk of Abovyan. He managed the Armenia national team in 2000–2001 period. In 2015–2016, he worked a manager of the Armenia national team, his second spell.

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Coaching careerEdit

In 1989, Sukiasyan began his coaching career in FC Lori from Vanadzor, then was a coach of Banants Kotayk between 1992 and 1994, including when they won the Armenian Cup in 1992, also was coach of Van Yerevan and Homenmen Beirut.

In 1998, Sukiasyan became a coach of Tsement Ararat with which he won the Armenian Premier League in 1998 and 2000 and Armenian Cup in 1998 and 1999. In the same time, he managed the Armenia U-21 team and Armenia national football team. In 2001, he also coached the newformed Spartak Yerevan.

He was again a coach of Homenmen Beirut between 2003 and 2005.

During at Ararat Yerevan, he was appointed in July 2006, replacing Abraham Khashmanyan,[1] but was resigned in July 2007, left for Armenia U-21 team. In March 2008, Sukiasyan was again appointed as a coach of Ararat Yerevan, replacing his successor Dušan Mijić. He has been with the club won the Armenian Cup and reached the second place in Armenian Premier League, after a loss in the championship play-off match against Pyunik. He was again resigned in December 2008.[2] In 2010, he was a coach of Impulse FC from Dilijan.

In April 2015, Sukiasyan was again take seat at Ararat Yerevan.

On 10 December 2015 he was appointed as head coach of the Armenia national football team.

Personal lifeEdit

Between 2010 and 2015 Sukiasyan worked as the chief of the Yerevan Funeral Home, at the Yerevan Municipal, in Yerevan, Armenia.

Managerial statisticsEdit

As of match played 11 October 2016
Team Nat From To Record
G W D L Win %
Armenia   2000 2001 0 0 0 0 !
Armenia   December 2015 Present 7 2 1 4 028.57

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