Western Armenia is, as a result of a brutal history, so the Western Armenia National team representing the Armenian indigenous people primarily from the region (State) of Western Armenia.
The Western Armenia National team continues to perform at the World Championships of unrecognized countries in 2018 by the UNO, such as Western Armenia because occupied by Turkey .
In the third game of Group D, the Armenian team won with a score of 4: 0 at the Kabul. The goals were scored by Arman Mosoyan, Vicen Berberian, Rafi Kayan and Vahagn Militosyan.
The team of the Western Armenia took the first place in the Group D and went out to the quarterfinals to compete with the Székely Land team.
While the FIFA-affiliated Armenia team has struggled in recent years, wasting the prime of generational talent Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Western Armenia has been a constant force in CONIFA. Established internationals like Artur Yedigaryan and Gevorg Kasparov prop the team up, so they have a chance of making it out from this year’s Group of Death.
Recall that by the Council of People’s Commissars of Soviet Union December 29, 1917 decree proclaimed the rights of Armenians of the occupied territories of “Turkish Armenia” (Western Armenia) and the freedom of self-determination up to full independence.
And on January 19, 1920 the Allied Supreme Council at Paris Conference de facto and on May 11, 1920 at San Remo Conference de jure recognized the Armenian state in Western Armenia as an independent and sovereign state which boundary with Turkey was the subject of an arbitral award by the United States President Woodrow Wilson on November 22, 1920
Note, that the State of Western Armenia is not recognized by UN authorities because it is occupied by Turkey.
As a reminder, in the occupied territories of Western Armenia from 1894 to 1923 the Armenian indigenous population was subjected to Genocide by three Turkish governments.
The city of Karin (Erzerum) is the official capital of Western Armenia recognized by the Allied Powers. (AA)