Thursday, 24, September, 2020

Sports

In light of the current COVID-19 situation in many countries, FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have jointly decided that the upcoming qualifying matches for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023, originally scheduled to take place during the international match windows in October and November 2020, will be rescheduled to 2021, the AFC said in a statement.

Uzbekistan will host the IV Summer Youth Asian Games 2025, with the Cabinet of Ministers issuing a resolution on measures to prepare for the competition.

FC Spartak Moscow announced the signing of the 19-year-old Uzbekistan international Oston Urunov from Ufa, the club said in a statement.

FC Lokomotiv Moscow announced the signing of the 18-year old attacking midfielder of the Tashkent-based Bunyodkor Jasur Jaloliddinov.

Uzbekistan squad will hold a training camp without foreign based players between August 3-10 in preparation for the postponed qualifiers of the 2022 Qatar World Cup on October 13 against Yemen in a neutral stadium, host match with Singapore on November 12 and finally against Saudi Arabia on November 17 in Jeddah.

The Uzbekistan Professional Football League announced the suspension of football matches in the Super League until July 28 due to confirmed cases of coronavirus infection among football players of three Super League (highest division) clubs.

In preparation for the 2022 World Cup qualifiers, the Uzbekistan national team will play a friendly match against Iran, the UFA said in a statement.

Uzbekistan national team will hold the postponed matches of the 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup joint qualifiers in October and November.

The AFC has announced new dates for the 4 matchdays of the World Cup 2022 and Asian Cup 2023 qualifiers which were scheduled for March and June.

The Uzbek Professional Football League (PFL), the top level league, will resume from June 5, according to a decision by the Special Republican Commission to Combat Coronavirus, with matches to be held without spectators.