Bernard Challandes Soccer Player
Bernard Challandes (born 28 July 1951 in Le Locle) is a Swiss football manager. He was coach of the Switzerland national under-21 football team and he was manager of FC Zürich from summer 2007 to 19 April 2010. On 28 May 2010 the former FC Zurich, Servette and Young Boys coach has signed for FC Sion.
Armenia national football team Football
The Armenia national football team (Armenian: Հայաստանի ֆուտբոլի ազգային հավաքական, Hayastani futboli azgayin havak’akan) represents Armenia in association football and is controlled by the Football Federation of Armenia, the governing body for football in Armenia. After the split of the Soviet Union, the team played its first international match against Moldova on October 12, 1992. Armenia became an independent state in 1991. Armenian national team history begins in October 1992, when Armenia met Moldova. The match was held on October 14, 1992 in Yerevan. Since the Euro 1996 qualifying round, Armenia is participating in the Euro and World Cup qualification rounds. First more or less success was in 2007, when under Ian Porterfield's coaching, Armenia defeated Kazakhstan 2:1 and Poland 1:0, and managed to draw with Cristiano Ronaldo-led Portugal. But soon Porterfield died of cancer, leaving his started work unfinished. So far, the highest position achieved by Armenia in qualifying rounds of international competitions was in Group B of the Euro 2012 qualifying, when they ended 3rd with the most goals scored in their group.