Leading players of Armenia’s national soccer team have dismissed the allegation of “betrayal” during an October 11 Euro-2016 qualifier against Albania that was made last week by Football Federation of Armenia (FFA) President Ruben Hayrapetyan.
Ruben Hayrapetian, the head of the Football Federation of Armenia (FFA), suspects that a “betrayal” took place during the October match in Yerevan between Armenia and Albania that ended in the visitors’ victory.
The First Armenian Front begins “consistent struggle” to achieve the resignation of Football Federation of Armenia (FAF) President Ruben Hayrapetyan, its representative said Tuesday night after another protest near the FAF headquarters in Yerevan.
Armenia’s men’s team finished second in the European team chess championship that ended in Reykjavik, Iceland, on Sunday.
Russia won the competition both in the open section and among women, where Armenia’s team finished 11th.
Scores of fans representing the so-called First Armenian Front (FAF) have threatened to demand the resignation of Football Federation of Armenia (FFA) President Ruben Hayrapetyan if he fails to provide answers regarding the current state of soccer affairs soon.
Top Armenian grandmaster Levon Aronian’s win over reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen helped his team get an overall 2.5-1.5 victory in Sunday’s Round 3 match against Norway at the European team chess championship in Reykjavik, Iceland.
Top Armenian grandmaster Levon Aronian will be among the eight candidates playing in a tournament next year to decide the challenger for the world title match against holder Magnus Carlsen from Norway.
Borussia Dortmund’s Armenian player Henrikh Mkhitaryan is expected to take part in the second-leg game against Azerbaijan’s Qabala club in the UEFA Europa League group stage after missing the first one in Baku to avoid ethnically motivated problems.