Football Club Noah (Armenian: Ֆուտբոլային Ակումբ Նոա), is an Armenian football club based in Yerevan. It was founded in June 2019 by Karen Abrahamyan..[1]

FC Noah
FC Noah logo.png
Full nameFootball Club Noah
Founded2017; 2 years ago (2017)
GroundAlashkert Stadium, Yerevan (temporary)
Mika Stadium, Yerevan
Capacity6,850
7,200
OwnerArmenia Karen Abrahamyan
CEOArmenia Artur Sahakyan
ManagerMoldova Vadim Boreț
LeagueArmenian Premier League
2018-198th

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HistoryEdit

The club's inaugural match took place on June 2, 2017, against FC Banants at Banants Stadium. The friendly match ended with a goalless draw.[2]Tigran Yesayan was the first manager to coach the newly founded team and remained in his position until 29 January 2018.

Noah played their first competitive season -as Artsakh- in the 2018–19 Armenian Premier League.[3] and was promoted to the Armenian Premier League by obtaining second place.

By the beginning of 2019, it was announced that Karen Abrahamyan became the new owner of Artsakh. In summer 2019, the club was re-branded and renamed FC Noah.

DomesticEdit

 
Former club logo used for Artsakh FC

League records of FC Noah:[4]

Season League National Cup Top goalscorer Manager
Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Name League
2017–18 Armenian First League 2 27 21 2 4 77 16 65 Quarter-final   Grigor Aghekyan 18   Tigran Yesayan
  Armen Sanamyan
2018–19 Armenian Premier League 8 32 6 10 16 25 49 28 Quarter-final   Eduard Avagyan
  Vigen Avetisyan
4   Rafael Nazaryan
  Sevada Arzumanyan
2019–20   Vadim Boreț

Stadium and football schoolEdit

At the beginning phase of the 2018–19 Armenian Premier League season, the club used the Mika Stadium as their home ground until matchday 8, when they were forced to leave the ground due to the inappropriate pitch conditions. Between matchday 9 and 14 they played at the Pyunik Stadium before moving to the artificial-turf pitch of the Dzoraghbyur Training Centre at the eastern outskirts of Yerevan. The training sessions of the team are carried out at the Pyunik Training Centre, with some sessions being hosted by the Alashkert Stadium as well as the Dzoraghbyur Training Centre.

Current squadEdit

As of 4 August 2019

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
2   DF Vitali Zaprudskikh
3   DF Alan Tatayev
5   DF Vladislav Kryuchkov
6   DF Soslan Kagermazov
7   MF Karen Harutyunyan
8   MF Yuri Gareginyan
9   DF Vladimir Azarov
10   MF Benik Hovhannisyan
11   MF Vigen Avetisyan
12   GK Arman Meliksetyan
No. Position Player
15   FW Maksim Mayrovich
17   FW Edgar Movsesyan
20   MF Edgar Grigoryan (loan from Urartu)
21   MF David Manoyan (captain)
22   DF Vardan Movsisyan
23   DF Artur Stepanyan
27   MF Aleksei Turik
33   DF Hovhannes Nazaryan
88   MF Sergey Mikhaylov
99   GK Erik Meliksetyan

PersonnelEdit

  • Owner:   Karen Abrahamyan
  • Chief Executive Officer:   Artur Sahakyan
  • Press Secretary:   Ruben Meloyan
  • Sporting Director:   Hayk Hovakimyan
  • Head Coach:   Vadim Boreț
  • Assistant Coach:   Igor Picușceac
  • Goalkeepers Coach:   Hovhannes Dalalyan
  • Fitness Coach:   Nikolay Primak
  • Team Doctor:   Arman Margaryan

Managerial historyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Կայացավ Արցախ ֆուտբոլային ակումբի շնորհանդեսը" (in Armenian). totalfootball.am. 18 June 2019. Retrieved 22 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Բանանցը չկարողացավ հաղթել Արցախին ստուգողական խաղում" (in Armenian). armsport.am. 2 July 2017. Retrieved 22 March 2018.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Հայտնի է Հայաստանի Առաջին խմբի առաջնության խաղացանկը" (in Armenian). armsport.am. 24 July 2017. Retrieved 26 July 2017.
  4. ^ RSSSF Armenia (and subpages per year)