Sunday, 16, December, 2018

Sports

Despite disappointing results from their recent training camp in Australia, Uzbekistan coach Héctor Cúper still believes the White Wolves can go all the way at AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019.

Uzbekistan coach Héctor Cúper has announced 27-men Uzbekistan squad for Antalya camp between December 15-30.

Uzbekistan represented by Nodirbek Abdusattarov, Shamsiddin Vohidov, Sitora Saparova, Zhavohir Sindarov and Nodirbek Yakubboev won the World Youth U16 Chess Olympiad 2018, Uzbekistan Chess Association said in a statement.

Uzbek athletes, who qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will receive 100 million soums each (US$ 12,000), the National Olympic Committee said.

Uzbekistan drew against Lebanon in a friendly match at CBUS Super Stadium in Gold Coast, Australia on Thursday. The match was part of the preparations for the teams for the UAE 2019 Asian Cup, which will start on January 5.

Héctor Cúper announced Uzbekistan squad for the training camp in Brisbane, Australia in the period from November 11 to 21 where the team will play two friendly matches against Lebanon on November 15 and Korea Republic on November 20.

Tashkent will host two major tournaments under the auspices of the International Fencing Federation, the National Olympic Committee said.

Olmaliq-based AGMK won Uzbekistan Cup at Istiqlol Stadium in Fergana Sunday, defeating Pakhtakor, 3-1. Yovan Jokic of AGMK opened the score on 16th minute to the game through a penalty kick. On the 54th minute, Ismael Goncalves equalized the score. However, after only three minutes AGMK took the lead again through Jovan Jokic’s sublime shot.

The Uzbekistan Football Association (UFA) and German kit maker JAKO have signed a 3-year contact for the kit supply for various age teams, the UFA first vice-president Umid Akhmadjonov said.

Odil Ahmedov and Marat Bikmaev’s goals in the second half steered Uzbekistan to a 2-0 win over Qatar at the National Stadium.Qatar and Uzbekistan, ranked 13th and 14th respectively in Asia, went toe-to-toe in the opening minutes, promising a cagey 90 minutes.