Local watch party for Armenia/Turkey game to be held in Watertown

 Members of the local Armenian community are invited to a watch party fundraiser to support the Armenian national football team ,

as it faces Turkey in its opening match of the UEFA Euro 2024 qualifiers.

The highly-anticipated matchup will be taking place at Vazgen Sargsyan Republican Stadium in Yerevan on Saturday, March 25.

The official watch party, which is being hosted by Armenian Sports News and the Armenian Para-Athletic Federation,

 starts at noon at Donohue’s Bar and Grill in Watertown. Tickets are $30.

“I’m excited to help bring the Armenian community in Massachusetts together for this high-stakes match between two rival ,

countries and help support an incredible cause,” said Andre Khatchaturian, founder of Armenian Sports News.

Armenia’s match against Turkey marks the beginning of the UEFA Euro 2024 qualification tournament.

In addition to Armenia and Turkey, Group D includes Wales, Croatia and Latvia. Every nation will play a home-and-away series against each other in Group D for a total of 10 matches.

 The nations with the two best records in the tournament will automatically advance to the European championship, which will take place next summer in Germany.

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