Sunday, 17, November, 2019

Sports

Saudi Arabia twice came from a goal to defeat Uzbekistan 3-2 in Group D of the Asian Qualifiers on Thursday. It was a crucial win for Saudi Arabia, who went into the tie trailing Uzbekistan in the standings, as the three-time Asian Cup winners moved to the top of Group D.

Uzbekistan national team will start a training camp in Tashkent on November 2 as part of preparation for the matchdays 4 and 5 of the second qualifying round for the Qatar 2022 World Cup.

Uzbekistan national team will hold a friendly match  against Kyrgyzstan on November 9 at Pakhtakor stadium. The match will serve as preparation for the World Cup home qualifiers against Saudi Arabia and Palestine on November 14 and 19, respectively.

FC Rostov striker Eldor Shomurodov's brace and an early Odil Ahmedov strike proved the difference as Uzbekistan beat Singapore 3-1 to add yet more momentum to their FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 Asian Qualifiers Group D campaign.

Oksana Chusovitina, a 44-year-old gymnast, has qualified for her eighth Olympics, breaking her own record. The Uzbek athlete made the field for Tokyo 2020 when the dust settled on the final day at the world championships in Stuttgart, Germany.

Uzbekistan breathed new life into their Asian Qualifiers Group D campaign on Thursday thanks to an impressive 5-0 win over Yemen in Tashkent.

As part of the preparation for the matchdays 2 and 3 of the second qualifying round for Qatar 2022 World Cup, the Uzbekistan national team will start a training camp in Tashkent on 2 October.

French police detained two tennis players - Albina Khabibulina of Uzbekistan and Ksenia Palkina of Kyrgyzstan over alleged match fixing. The arrests were part of a major crackdown on match fixing cases in French tournaments.

Historical event for Uzbekistan hockey happened today on September 26: the Uzbekistan Hockey Federation (UHF), along with six other countries, joined the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) at the IIHF Congress in Rome.

Uzbekistan Football Association (UFA) has appointed Vadim Abramov as the head coach of Uzbekistan national football team. The announcement was made on Monday afternoon after finalizing contractual process with the UFA.