The newly appointed coach of the Armenian national football team, Yan Porterfield, predicted “good future for the Armenian football.” The Chairman of the Armenian Football Federation Ruben Hairapetyan introduced Yan Porterfield to the Armenian community in a press conference today. Upon the completion of the press conference, a contract was concluded with Porterfield, Scot by nationality, until the end of the year 2007. The newly appointed coach of the Armenian national team served as the chief coach of renowned Chelsi in 1988-1993. He took the same position at the national teams of Zambia, Zimbabwe, Oman, Trinidad and Tobago.
Porterfield assured that the qualify of performance of the Armenian national team will improve from game to game. He said he will give chance both to football veterans and beginners. He also said that he may invite football players from foreign clubs. The coach will move to Armenia together with his family and live here until the end of his contract. /Panorama.am/