Armenian Premier League
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Armenian Premier League

Armenian Premier League
Armenian Premier League new logo (2017-18).jpg
Founded1992; 29 years ago (1992)
CountryArmenia
ConfederationUEFA
Number of teams10
Level on pyramid1
Relegation toArmenian First League
Domestic cup(s)Armenian Cup
Armenian Supercup
International cup(s)UEFA Champions League
UEFA Europa League
UEFA Europa Conference League
Current championsArarat-Armenia (2nd title)
(2019-20)
Most championshipsFC Pyunik (14 titles)
TV partnersArmenia TV
Websitehttp://www.ffa.am/
Current: 2020-21 Armenian Premier League

The Armenian Premier League (Armenian: ) is the top football competition in Armenia. From 1936 to 1991, the competition was held as a regional tournament within the USSR. After independence, the Football Federation of Armenia has been the unit in charge. Over the years, the league has evolved into a small league consisting of nine teams. The winner of the league is awarded a spot in the first qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League.

Teams

The FFA decided to increase the Premier League participants from 9 up to 10 teams in the upcoming season (2019-20).[1]

Locations of the 2019-20 Armenian Premier League teams

Soviet era champions

Winners

List of year ranges, representing seasons, and displaying the types of accomplishments of awards by the clubs and top players during those timeframes
Year Champions
(number of titles)
Runners-up Third place Leading goalscorer
(top scorer's club(s))
Goals
1992 Shirak,
Homenetmen (Pyunik)
-- Banants Vahe Yaghmuryan (Ararat Yerevan) 38
1993 Ararat Yerevan Shirak Banants Andranik Hovsepyan (Banants)
Gegham Hovhannisyan (Homenetmen (Pyunik))
26
1994 Shirak (2) Homenetmen (Pyunik) Ararat Yerevan Arsen Avetisyan (Homenetmen (Pyunik)) 39
1995 Transitional Season (No Winner) -- -- -- --
1995-96 Pyunik (2) Shirak Yerevan Arayik Adamyan (Shirak) 28
1996-97 Pyunik (3) Ararat Yerevan Yerevan Arsen Avetisyan (Pyunik) 24
1997 Yerevan Shirak Erebuni-Homenmen Artur Petrosyan (Shirak) 18
1998 Tsement Ararat (Araks Ararat) Shirak Yerevan Ara Hakobyan (Dvin Artashat) 20
1999 Shirak (3) Ararat Yerevan Tsement Ararat Shirak Sarikyan (Tsement Ararat) 21
2000 Araks Ararat (2) Ararat Yerevan Shirak Ara Hakobyan (Araks Ararat) 21
2001 Pyunik (4) Zvartnots AAL Spartak Yerevan Arman Karamyan (Pyunik) 21
2002 Pyunik (5) Shirak Banants Arman Karamyan (Pyunik) 36
2003 Pyunik (6) Banants Shirak Ara Hakobyan (Banants) 45
2004 Pyunik (7) Mika Banants Edgar Manucharyan (Pyunik)
Galust Petrosyan (Pyunik)
21
2005 Pyunik (8) Mika Banants Nshan Erzrumyan (Kilikia) 18
2006 Pyunik (9) Banants Mika Aram Hakobyan (Banants) 25
2007 Pyunik (10) Banants Mika Marcos Pizzelli (Ararat Yerevan) 22
2008 Pyunik (11) Ararat Yerevan Gandzasar Marcos Pizzelli (Ararat Yerevan) 17
2009 Pyunik (12) Mika Ulisses Artur Kocharyan (Ulisses) 15
2010 Pyunik (13) Banants Ulisses Marcos Pizzelli (Pyunik)
Gevorg Ghazaryan (Pyunik)
16
2011 Ulisses Gandzasar Pyunik Bruno Correa (Banants) 16
2012-13 Shirak (4) Mika Gandzasar Norayr Gyozalyan (Impuls) 21
2013-14 Banants Shirak Mika Mihran Manasyan (Alashkert) 17
2014-15 Pyunik (14) Ulisses Shirak Cesar Romero (Pyunik)
Jean-Jacques Bougouhi (Shirak)
21
2015-16 Alashkert Shirak Pyunik Héber (Alashkert)
Mihran Manasyan (Alashkert)
16
2016-17 Alashkert (2) Gandzasar Shirak Artak Yedigaryan (Alashkert)
Mihran Manasyan (Alashkert)
13
2017-18 Alashkert (3) Banants Gandzasar Gegham Harutyunyan (Gandzasar)
Artak Yedigaryan (Alashkert)
12
2018-19 Ararat-Armenia (1) Pyunik Banants Jonel Désiré (Lori) 17
2019-20 Ararat-Armenia (2) Noah Alashkert Mory Kone (Shirak) 23

Performance by club

List of accomplishments of awards by the clubs and displaying their best seasons
Club
(number of seasons)
Winners Runners-up Winning years
Pyunik 14 2 1992 (shared), 1995-96, 1996-97, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014-15
Shirak 4 7 1992 (shared), 1994, 1999, 2012-13
Alashkert 3  - 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18
Araks Ararat 2  - 1998, 2000
Ararat-Armenia 2  - 2018-19, 2019-20
Banants 1 6 2013-14
Ararat Yerevan 1 4 1993
Ulisses 1 1 2011
Yerevan 1  - 1997
Mika  - 4
Gandzasar  - 2
Zvartnots-AAL  - 1
Noah  - 1

Notes

  • Homenetmen Yerevan is the former name of Pyunik Yerevan..
  • Tsement Ararat is the former name of Araks Ararat.

Sponsorship names

  • VBET Armenian Premier League (2020-present)

Broadcaster

Country TV Channel
Armenia Armenia ARMTV
Armenia Armenia Vivaro Sport (online TV)

References

External links


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