President of the National Olympic Committee of Armenia Gagik Tsarukyan and President of the Football Federation of Armenia Arthur Vanetsyan attended the opening ceremony of Ararat Regional Amateur Football Challenge Cup of Prosperous Armenia Party.
In his welcome speech the ANOC president stressed that such events should be held in all regions of Armenia.
“This is a good opportunity for football fans. Me and MR. Vanetsyan are ready to support such events in any region,” Gagik Tsarukyan said.
FFA President Arthur Vanetsyan welcoming the guests stressed the importance of the event.
“Dear football fans, this is a very important event which is aimed to promote mass sports and, in particular, to popularize football,” noted Arthur Vanetsyan.
86 teams of 2 age groups (up to 18 and above 18 years old) will take part in the tournament. The matches will be played on Saturdays and Sundays. The tournament will end in August.
In the final Kirakosyan’s rival will be Azerbaijani Aghasif Samadov.
From August 5 to 21 within 17 days 10.500 athletes from 205 countries will compete for the collection of 306 medals
The official session devoted to the 25th anniversary of NOC of Armenia was held