Zaven Levoni Badoyan
Varazdat Haroyan, Rumyan Hovsepyan, Gevorg Kasparov, Artur Sarkisov, Karlen Mkrtchyan
Place of birth
Yerevan, Soviet Union
Date of birth
(1989-12-22) 22 December 1989 (age 31)
Zaven badoyan armenia vs guatemala
- Zaven badoyan armenia vs guatemala
- Major League Armenia Alashkert Pyunik 01 Scissor kick of Zaven Badoyan
- Club career
- International career
- International goals
- Personal life
Major League Armenia: Alashkert- Pyunik 0:1 Scissor kick of Zaven Badoyan
Zaven Badoyan was born in Yerevan. He is a graduate of the local school FIMA. But he first tried his hand at several other sports, and eventually decided to pursue a football career. At 6 years of age he went to football school FIMA, where his first coach was Levon Barseghyan. At 16 years old, he was playing in the professional Armenian Premier League. In 2006, he signed a contract with Kilikia Yerevan advocated by over two seasons. In 2008, while serving in the Army, he played for Gandzasar Kapan, which came in third place at the 2008 Armenian Premier League and was the first medal of Badoyan's career. In January 2010, was meeting with Impuls Dilijan, which subsequently entered into a contract. Badoyan become a major player in the team after spending 27 games out of a possible 28, the same number achieved by Arthur Petrosyan and Avetik Kirakosyan (captain). In December 2011, Badoyan made a 4-year contract with the Belarusian club BATE Borisov. With Badoyan as a member, the club has won the 2012 Belarusian Premier League and 2013 Belarusian Super Cup.
In 2011, Badoyan had come to the attention of the coaching staff of the Armenia national football team. It was because of his progression in Impuls Dilijan. Before the game in St. Petersburg, head coach Vardan Minasyan included Badoyan in his list for the upcoming match against Russia. However, Badoyan was not chosen for this game day to play. Badoyan's debut took place on 10 August in a game against the Lithuania. In May 2016, Badoyan scored his first international goal, the seventh in a 7-1 friendly win against Guatemala.
International goalsAs of match played 28 May 2016. Armenia score listed first, score column indicates score after each Badoyan goal.