2023–24 Armenian Premier League

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Season2023–24
Dates29 July 2023 – 26 May 2024
ChampionsPyunik
RelegatedBKMA
Champions LeaguePyunik
Conference LeagueArarat-Armenia
Noah
Urartu
Matches played180
Goals scored503 (2.79 per match)
Top goalscorerArtur Miranyan
(23 goals)
Biggest home winPyunik 6–0 Van
(2 November 2023)
BKMA 7–1 Van
(30 November 2023)
Biggest away winBKMA Yerevan 0–6 Alashkert
(27 February 2024)
Highest scoringWest Armenia 2–5 Urartu
(1 September 2023)
Ararat-Armenia 4–3 Noah
(15 September 2023)
BKMA 7–1 Van
(30 November 2023)
Longest winning run8 matches
Pyunik
Longest unbeaten run20 matches
Pyunik
Longest winless run9 matches
Shirak
Van
Longest losing run8 matches
Shirak
Van
2022–23 2024–25 → All statistics correct as of 26 May 2024.

The 2023–24 Armenian Premier League, known as the IDBank Armenian Premier League (Armenian: IDBank Հայաստանի Պրեմիեր Լիգա) for sponsorship reasons, was the 32nd season of the league since its establishment.

Season events

On 7 July 2023, Football Federation of Armenia announced the draw for the 2023–24 season, which began on 29 July 2023.

On 28 July, the Football Federation of Armenia announced IDBank as the new title sponsor of the championship.

Teams

Promoted from
2022–23 Armenian First League
Relegated to
2023–24 Armenian First League
West Armenia Lernayin Artsakh
Club Location Stadium Capacity
Alashkert Yerevan (Shengavit) Alashkert Stadium 6,850
Ararat Yerevan Yerevan (Kentron) Vazgen Sargsyan Republican Stadium 14,403
Ararat-Armenia Yerevan (Avan) Yerevan Football Academy Stadium1 1,428
BKMA
Noah Abovyan Abovyan City Stadium1 3,100
Pyunik Yerevan (Shengavit) Junior Sport Stadium 1,000
Shirak Gyumri Gyumri City Stadium 4,000
Urartu Yerevan (Malatia-Sebastia) Urartu Stadium 4,860
Van Charentsavan Charentsavan City Stadium 5,000
West Armenia Yerevan (Shengavit) Junior Sport Stadium 1,000

Personnel and sponsorship

Team Manager Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Alashkert Armenia Vahe Gevorgyan Armenia Artak Yedigaryan Germany Sport-Saller Armenia Fastex
Ararat Yerevan Armenia Tigran Yesayan Armenia Gor Malakyan Switzerland Fourteen Armenia FastBank, Switzerland AWI International
Ararat-Armenia Armenia Vardan Minasyan Armenia Armen Ambartsumyan Germany Puma Armenia Tashir Group
BKMA Armenia Vahagn Minasyan Armenia Artur Grigoryan Italy Macron Armenia Football Federation of Armenia
Noah Spain Carlos Inarejos Armenia Artur Miranyan Germany Adidas Armenia to.sport fm 96.3
Pyunik Armenia Yegishe Melikyan Armenia Edgar Malakyan Spain Joma Armenia Fastex
Shirak Armenia Arsen Hovhannisyan Armenia Hrayr Mkoyan Germany Adidas Armenia FastBank
Urartu Russia Dmitri Gunko Armenia Zhirayr Margaryan Germany Puma
Van Armenia Arthur Hovhannisyan Armenia David Manoyan Germany Puma Armenia FastShift, Armenia Rare
West Armenia Armenia Khoren Veranyan Armenia Aram Loretsyan Italy Legea Armenia Fastex

Managerial changes

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Incoming manager Date of appointment
Ararat-Armenia Vardan Bichakhchyan End of contract 8 June 2022 Pre-season Vardan Minasyan 17 June 2023
Van Hayk Hovhannisyan End of contract 30 June 2022 Sevada Arzumanyan 1 July 2023
Shirak Edgar Torosyan Resigned 22 August 2023 9th Arsen Hovhannisyan 22 August 2023
Noah Robert Arzumanyan Sacked 29 September 2023 5th Carlos Inarejos 29 September 2023
Ararat Yerevan Gagik Simonyan Sacked 12 December 2023 7th Rafael Nazaryan 15 December 2023
Van Sevada Arzumanyan 9th Arthur Hovhannisyan 14 January 2024
Ararat Yerevan Rafael Nazaryan Mutual termination 26 January 2024 7th Tigran Yesayan 19 February 2024

League table

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Pyunik (C) 36 24 10 2 84 28 +56 82 Qualification for the Champions League first qualifying round
2 Noah 36 26 2 8 69 33 +36 80 Qualification for the Conference League first qualifying round
3 Ararat-Armenia 36 23 6 7 73 34 +39 75 Qualification for the Conference League second qualifying round
4 Urartu 36 13 11 12 49 49 0 50 Qualification for the Conference League first qualifying round
5 Alashkert 36 13 6 17 54 56 −2 45
6 Ararat Yerevan 36 13 6 17 39 50 −11 45
7 West Armenia 36 11 4 21 43 73 −30 37
8 Shirak 36 8 9 19 28 46 −18 33
9 Van 36 8 8 20 32 67 −35 32 Qualification for the Armenian Premier League play-off
10 BKMA (R) 36 7 6 23 32 67 −35 27 Relegation to the Armenian First League
Source: FFA Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored; 5) Matches won; 6) Goal difference; 7) Less red cards; 8) Less yellow cards ; 9) Fair-play ranking 10) Draw
(C) Champions; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ Ararat-Armenia qualified for the Conference League second qualifying round by winning the 2023–24 Armenian Cup. Since they qualified based on league position, the second Conference League first round spot was passed to the fourth-placed team.


Fixtures and results

Results table

Home \ Away ALA ARA AAR BKM NOA PYU SHI URA VAN WAR ALA ARA AAR BKM NOA PYU SHI URA VAN WAR
Alashkert 2–1 1–1 1–0 3–1 0–2 0–0 4–2 0–0 2–0 2–1 1–3 0–0 0–2 1–1 2–3 0–2 0–1 1–2
Ararat Yerevan 0–1 1–3 0–2 0–2 0–5 2–1 1–1 2–1 1–0 1–3 0–1 1–0 0–1 0–1 2–0 0–0 1–1 1–0
Ararat-Armenia 3–1 2–1 4–1 4–3 1–2 2–0 1–2 3–0 4–0 2–1 2–1 4–1 0–1 3–1 1–1 2–0 0–2 1–1
BKMA 0–4 2–0 1–1 1–0 1–4 1–3 1–2 7–1 0–4 0–6 1–3 0–1 0–2 0–3 0–0 2–0 0–0 1–1
Noah 4–2 3–0 1–0 3–0 0–1 4–0 2–0 1–0 5–1 2–1 4–3 2–1 1–0 1–1 1–0 1–1 3–1 3–1
Pyunik 3–1 1–1 1–1 3–0 3–1 1–0 3–1 6–0 3–0 2–1 2–2 2–2 3–1 3–0 1–1 5–0 3–1 2–1
Shirak 2–3 1–2 1–3 0–1 0–2 1–1 0–2 2–0 0–0 2–0 0–1 0–1 1–0 1–0 0–1 1–0 0–0 1–2
Urartu 1–0 2–1 2–1 2–1 1–0 1–1 2–2 3–1 1–2 6–1 1–1 1–3 2–1 0–1 1–1 0–0 1–1 1–2
Van 2–1 1–2 0–2 1–2 0–2 0–5 1–0 2–2 4–1 2–3 0–2 0–5 2–2 0–1 1–0 4–0 1–1 1–0
West Armenia 1–4 0–2 1–4 1–0 2–4 2–3 2–4 2–5 2–0 1–1 1–2 0–1 3–2 2–5 1–4 1–0 1–0 2–0
Source: Soccerway
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Armenian Premier League play-off

The ninth-placed club (Van) will face the second-placed club from the 2023–24 Armenian First League (Syunik) for the final place in the following season's Armenian Premier League.

Season statistics

Top scorers

As of match played 26 May 2024
Rank Player Club Goals
1 Armenia Artur Miranyan Noah 23
2 Nigeria Yusuf Otubanjo Pyunik 21
3 Guinea Mohamed Yattara Ararat-Armenia 18
4 Nigeria Tenton Yenne Ararat-Armenia 16
5 Georgia (country) Levan Kutalia Alashkert 12
Armenia Hovhannes Harutyunyan Pyunik
7 Russia Temur Dzhikiya Urartu 11
8 Netherlands Paul Gladon Noah 9
9 Armenia Edgar Movsesyan Noah 8
Nigeria Christopher Boniface Van
Armenia Grenik Petrosyan BKMA
Russia Zakhar Tarasenko West Armenia
Armenia Karen Nalbandyan Alashkert

Hat-tricks

Player For Against Result Date Ref
Russia Temur Dzhikiya Urartu West Armenia 5–2 (A) 1 September 2023
Nigeria Yusuf Otubanjo Pyunik Van 5–0 (A) 2 September 2023
Guinea Mohamed Yattara Ararat-Armenia Shirak 1–3 (A) 19 September 2023
Armenia Artur Miranyan Noah West Armenia 5–1 (H) 29 November 2023
Armenia Grenik Petrosyan BKMA Yerevan Van 7–1 (H) 30 November 2023
Nigeria Yusuf Otubanjo Pyunik West Armenia 4–1 (A) 2 May 2024

Own goals

Clean sheets

As of match played 26 May 2024
Rank Player Club Clean sheets
1 Armenia Stanislav Buchnev Pyunik 12
1 Armenia Ognjen Čančarević Alashkert/Noah 10
3 Serbia Darko Vukašinović Shirak 7
Brazil Tiago Gomes Ararat Yerevan
4 Italy Valerio Vimercati Noah 6
Armenia Arsen Beglaryan Ararat-Armenia
7 Russia Nikolai Rybikov West Armenia 5
Armenia Arman Nersesyan BKMA Yerevan
9 Republic of the Congo Christoffer Mafoumbi Noah 4
Brazil Filipe West Armenia
Russia Aleksandr Melikhov Urartu
Serbia Miloš Čupić Van

Discipline

Red cards As of match played 26 May 2024

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