Tujunga, Riverside CA
Teams: Armenian NT, Newcastle United
I actually think that Banants and Alashkert have the best chances of advancing compared to Shirak, and Pyunik has to get passed gibraltar. Banants and Alashkert have a very good coaching staff with Romallo and Khashmanyan. Also, Banants have so good otars compbined with some talented youngster such as Hakob Hakobyan and Petros Avetisyan. Alashkert added Artak Dashyan to their squad and has the a very good chance to get past the second round because of how mature the players are and Khashmanyan can actually draw out a tactical gameplan. Shirak doesnt have the same strike force as they had in the past years. kouakou is not nearly as good as deble or Bouguhi, Stamenkovich is gone, but Aivazov has joined to strengthen the GK position.