Tigran Gyokchyan releases Armenia national basketball team’s staff

16:05 - 12 May, 2016

On June 1 the Armenia men’s national basketball team will start preparing for the 2016 European Championship for Small Countries which will be held in Kishinev, Moldova from June 28 to July 3.

The team’s head coach, Tigran Gyokchyan, has invited 16 basketball players to the team twelve of which will leave for Moldova. It is expected that the national team will have several test matches in Yerevan.

The full staff of the Armenia national basketball team


Albert Tadevosyan, MSU, Moscow (Russia)

Andre Spight Mkrtchyan, “Sun Devils” (USA)

Amiran Amirkhanov, “Legion” (Kazakhstan)

Artur Khachaturyan “Kharkov” (Ukraine)

Sergey Polukhin “Elbrus” (Russia)

Mike Danielian “Bayer 05” (Germany)

Edgar Babayan “Omsk 1716” (Russia)



Artyom Tavakalyan “Hornets Delaware” (USA)

Michael Poghosyan “Thiel Tomcats” (USA)

Zareh Zargaryan “Dominguez Hills” (USA)

Arkadiy Mkrtichyan “Idaho Vandals” (USA)

Andrey Konstantinov “Arsenal Tula” (Russia)

Peter Stepanyants MSU (Russia)



Center players

Bryant Duntson “Anadolu Efes” Turkey

Konstantin Mirzoyants “Tambov” (Russia)

Marcel Hovsepyan “Rubon” (Belarus)


According to the FIBA regulations, each team can accept only one foreign player. Taking advantage of this opportunity Tigran Gyokchyan has invited to the team American Bryant Duntson who has expressed a desire to play for the Armenia national team long ago.

ANOC press service

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