Andrey Khachaturyan to play for BATE
16.01.2010 15:32 GMT+04:00
/PanARMENIAN.Net/ Negotiations between BATE and "Minsk" came to the
logical end: on January 15 ,’BATE contracted 22-year-old central
midfielder of "Minsk" Andrey Khachaturyan .
Andrey Khachaturyan , a 22-year-old trainee of "Minsk". His first
coach was Alexander Gegenya. Khachaturyan played for six years
(2004-2009) in "Minsk" in 141 games as part of the core team and
scored 19 goals. The 2009 season was the best in the career of a young
football player. Khachaturyan is one of two players of "Minsk", who
participated in all 26 games of the last championship of Belarus.
FC BATE – FC BATE Borisov is a Belarusian football team playing in the
city of Barysaw. They compete in the Belarusian Premier League and are
the reigning champions. BATE are the only Belarusian team to have
qualified for the group stage of the UEFA Champions League, having
done so in 2008-09. Their home stadium is the Borisov City Stadium.
The team was founded in 1973, reconstituted in 1996. The first
Belarusian club passed the group stage of the Champions League and the
League of Europe.