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Artur Voskanyan

Artur Voskanyan
Personal information
Full name Artur Voskanyan
Date of birth (1976-08-13) 13 August 1976
Place of birth Yerevan, Soviet Armenia
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–1999 Tsement Ararat 22 (4)
1999–2000 Uralan Elista 33 (2)
2001–2002 Banants Yerevan 17 (6)
2002–2003 Digenis Morphou 25 (4)
2003-2004 Ethnikos Achna 21 (2)
2004–2006 Pyunik Yerevan 44 (7)
2006–2007 Ararat Yerevan 24 (0)
2008–2009 FC Vitebsk 21 (0)
2009–2011 Banants Yerevan 42 (2)
National team
1999–2010 Armenia 51 (1)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 November 2010.
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12 October 2010

Artur Voskanyan (Armenian: Արթուր Ոսկանյան, born August 13, 1976 in Yerevan) is an Armenian retired football player who formerly played midfielder for the Armenian national team and last for Armenian Premier League club Banants Yerevan. He is the current head coach of Banants.[1]

Contents

  • Club career 1
  • International career 2
  • Managerial career 3
  • Personal life 4
  • National team statistics 5
  • Honours 6
    • Club 6.1
    • Individual 6.2
  • References 7
  • External links 8

Club career

Artur Voskanyan began his career in Zvartnots Echmiadzin, for which he played 11 games in his first season. At that time, he was still 17 years old. Zvartnots soon had a number of unsuccessful performances and soon became SKA-Arai Echmiadzin and was demoted from the Armenian Premier League to the Armenian First League. After leaving the club, Voskanyan moved to Van Yerevan. He managed to play only two seasons for Van, as the club was disbanded after the 1996-97 season.

In 1998, Voskanyan joined Tsement Ararat. The club won the 1998 Armenian Premier League that season and also the 1998 Armenian Cup and 1998 Armenian Supercup. Voskanyan was given the Armenian Footballer of the Year award in 1998 by the Football Federation of Armenia.[2]

International career

Voskanyan debuted in the Armenia national football team on 27 March 1999 in a home UEFA Euro 2000 qualifying match against Russia, in which the Armenian team was defeated 0:3. Over his entire time playing for the Armenian national squad, Artur had 52 matches and scored one goal in a game against the Maltese national team.

In March 2010, has been invited to the national team, for which last played a year ago.[3] Voskanyan left the national team that same year.

Managerial career

Voskanyan is the current head coach of Banants Yerevan. He played for the club as a professional player and ended his playing career on the team.[1]

Personal life

Artur is married and has two children, a girl and a boy. His younger brother, Ara Voskanyan, was also a football player.

National team statistics

Armenia national team
Year Apps Goals
1999 6 0
2000 5 0
2001 4 0
2002 2 0
2003 7 0
2004 2 0
2005 1 0
2006 2 0
2007 8 1
2008 10 0
2009 2 0
2010 2 0
Total 51 1

Honours

Club

Tsement Ararat

Banants Yerevan

Pyunik Yerevan

Ararat Yerevan

Individual

References

  1. ^ a b Артур Восканян: 477 игр в карьере футболиста (in Русский). armsport.am. Retrieved 30 March 2013. 
  2. ^ a b ԼԱՎԱԳՈՒՅՆ ՖՈՒՏԲՈԼԻՍՏԻ ՄԽԻԹԱՐՅԱՆԻ 2-ՐԴ ՏԻՏՂՈՍԸ (in Հայերեն). ArmSport.am. 18 December 2011. Retrieved 30 March 2013. 
  3. ^ Артур Восканян: рад, что снова приглашен в национальную команду (in Русский). ArmFootball.com. Retrieved 30 March 2013. 

External links

  • Artur Voskanyan at National-Football-Teams.com
  • footballdatabase.eu
  • armfootball.tripod.com
  • Artur Voskanyan profile at Soccerway
  • klisf.info
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