ARMENIA'S CHIEF FOOTBALL COACH SPENDS NEW YEAR EVE IN UAE
- By Tatev Mesropyan
YEREVAN. - Chief coach of Armenia's national football squad Vardan Minasyan wishes Armenian football could preserve and develop accomplishments in 2012.
Talking to the Armenian News-NEWS.am correspondent, Minasyan said there were more accomplishments than failures in 2011 adding that Armenian football is on the rise.
"Armenian team is very young and has great potential. Our team can do more. There were definitely certain mistakes but we would try to avoid them in the future," he said.
Vardan Minasyan said New Year is one of his favorite holidays, while the most favorite one is Christmas.
"I will celebrate New Year with my family in the UAE," he said wishing Armenian people health and prosperity.
- 1829 General Paskevich creates a secret committee in Tbilissi (Georgia) to write the Armenian Church's statutes.
- 1865 Birth of Panos Terlemezyan (artist). He died in 1941.
- 1917 The Council of the People's Commissariat of Soviet Russia promulgates a decree on Western Armenia.
- 1940 Death of Arshak Jemalian, a prominent member of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation Party.