[12:23 pm] 23 October, 2007
The Armenian national youth football team (up to 19 years old)
played with the national team of San Marino within the frameworks of
the first preliminary phase of European Football Championship. The
Armenian footballers defeated the opponent 1:0 in Lithuania.
The team concluded the match with 9 footballers since the judge
dismissed 2 footballers during the match.
The Armenian team tied the match with Lithuania 2:2.
The team is to compete with Poland and in case the match ends in a
tie, it will have the right to play in the next phase. Unfortunately,
Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Sargis Aronyan will not participate in the
next match, since they received red cards during the San Marino match.
THEY SCORED A GOAL
The Armenian girls’ football team at last scored a goal during the
selective phase of the European Championship. The girls were defeated
by the girls’ football team of Macedonia 1:3. Prior to that, the
Armenian girls’ team was defeated by France 0:16 and by Denmark 0:24.
ARMENIAN GRAND MASTER OCCUPIES 9-TH PLACE
In the 5-th tour of the International Tournaments in Barcelona Rafael
Vahanyan tied the meeting with Leyner Domingues, who represented
Cuba. Now the Armenian grandmaster occupies 9-th place with 1.5 points.
Hikaru Nakamura, who represents the US, tops the match list with