Topic: soccer

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — Henrikh Mkhitaryan, the former midfielder of the national football team of Armenia, and now a member of Inter Milan team, met with Pope Francis and presented him with his football jersey on November 14. It is noted[...]

By Arto Manoukian Special to the Mirror-Spectator/Abaka YEREVAN — Two nations in war and turmoil faced each other in a Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Nations League soccer game in Yerevan on September 24 at the Vazgen[...]

YEREVAN — In recent days people in kilts, a man’s skirt-like traditional garment of Scotland, were spotted in Yerevan. This unusual scene for Armenia was due to nearly 1.000 Scottish soccer fans arriving to support their national[...]

YEREVAN — Armenia defeated Ireland with the minimal 1:0 margin necessary to clinch victory, even though the Armenian national squad scored two goals; the first one by Tigran Barsegian at the 51st minute was dismissed as the goal check[...]

By Maria Cozette Akopian, MBA, EdD Special to the Mirror-Spectator MAHWAH, N.J. — Alecko Eskandarian grew up in New Jersey with a father who had an illustrious soccer career. Quite literally, Alecko followed in his father’s footsteps[...]

By Gavin Gummiskey BAKU (Irish Times)  — When investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova began reporting on the family wealth of Azerbaijan president Ilham Aliyev — including his daughter’s control of the construction company that[...]

STUTTGART, Germany – After three consecutive victories and a draw, Armenia’s national soccer team suffered its first loss, which was a pretty heavy one. Its squad was defeated 6:0 on September 5 by four-time world champion Germany[...]

STUTTGART, Germany – Germany is hosting Armenia’s national team in Stuttgart. The Armenian team is playing an important match with one of the strongest national teams in World Cup Qualifying games. As a result of four games,[...]

SKOPJE, Republic of North Macedonia – Today, September 2, in the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifying games, no goals were scored in Skopje, where North Macedonia hosted Armenia’s national team. The latter ended up having more ball[...]

YEREVAN – With two victories in a row, Armenia’s soccer team climbed to the top of Group J, where it competes with Germany, North Macedonia, Romania, Lichtenstein, and Iceland for the World Soccer tournament, which will take place[...]