ArmInfo. Abraham Khashmanyan appointed as the head coach of the Armenian national football team. The contract expires on November 30, 2020, the press service of the Football Federation of Armenia reports.
AFA head Artur Vanetsyan wished success to Abraham Khashmanyan as head coach of the Armenian national team. "I gave preference to one of the most experienced coaches in Armenia. I wish him success. During 2019, the Armenian team won several impressive victories. I hope that our team will again please the fans," Vanetsyan noted.
Abraham Khashmanyan was born on November 11, 1967, a lady in Yerevan. Khashmanyan graduated from the State Institute of Physical Culture and Sports of Armenia, has a category "A" coaching license. On October 18, ArmInfo reported that the head coach of the Armenian national team, Armen Gyulbudagyants, had resigned. It was reported that the reason for the resignation is that the Armenian team did not qualify for the Euro 2020 finals. Earlier, on October 15, the Armenian national football team lost to the Finns in the key match of the qualifying round of the 2020 European Championship with a score of 3: 0. The Finnish national team scored 15 points after eight games, the Armenian team scored 10 points. Armenian football players retained only theoretical chances of leaving the qualifying group. On the eve of the media, they wrote that "Tambov" trainer Alexander Grigoryan could become a national team mentor.