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    Euro 2020 qualification: Italy 9-1 Armenia

    Armenia suffered the biggest ever defeat as Italy rounded off a perfect qualifying campaign with a 9-1 victory in a Euro 2020 qualifier. Roberto Mancini’s side ended the qualifiers with 10 wins from 10 and a goal difference of +33 in Group J. Ciro Immobile netted twice with Nicolo Zaniolo and Nicolo Barella also on target as Italy led 4-0…

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    Marcos Pizzelli calls time on Armenia career

    Marcos Pizzelli has said he is retiring from playing for Armenia. “I have already informed the Armenian Football Federation that I will not play for the Armenian national team anymore,” the midfielder told TopSports in an interview. Pizzelli, who has also left the Kazakh side Aktobe, says the decision was not a hard one. “The year was unsuccessful for me…

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    24 players invited to Armenian national team, Mkhitaryan missing

    Armenia’s newly appointed head coach Abraham Khashmanyan has invited 24 players to the national team. The team will host Greece on November 15 and play Italy on November 18 as part of UEFA Euro 2020 qualification. The training session will take place at the Football Academy in Yerevan from November 11 to 16. The following players have been invited to…

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    Armenia slip to 99th in FIFA World Ranking

    Armenia has slipped to 99th (down from 96th last month) in a fresh FIFA World Ranking. The drop comes after the Armenian national team drew a match against Lichtenstein (1-1) and lost to Finland (0-3) as part of the Euro 2020 qualification. While 184 recent international matches have left their mark on the latest ranking, those at the very top remain…

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    Youri Djorkaeff to head the Fifa Foundation

    Former French international Youri Djorkaeff has been appointed head of the Fifa Foundation, which runs social programs around the world and helps rebuild sports infrastructure, France24 reports. Djorkaeff, 51, who ended his career in 2006, was appointed general director of the foundation based in Zurich, Fifa headquarters.  “Working with my foundation has been the most rewarding experience of my life.…

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    Armenian national team starts preparing for Euro-2016 qualifier against Serbia

    The Armenian national team starts preparing for the match against Serbia. Armenia will face Serbia on October 11 in a Euro-2016 qualification match and will play a friendly against France on October 14. Head coach of the team Bernard Challandes has called up 25 players to take part in the training campaign. Goalkeepers Roman Berezovsky Dinamo (Moscow, Russia) Gevorg Kasparov…

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