Thursday, 20, June, 2019

Sports

The FIFA referee Ravshan Irmatov has been elected the vice-president of the Uzbekistan Football Association (UFA) to replace Umid Akhmadjonov who resigned from his post, UFA said.

The Tashkent-based Humo hockey club will play from the 2019-2020 season in the Higher Hockey League (VHL), the Uzbekistan Hockey Federation (UHF) said in a statement.

Turkey national team defeated Uzbekistan in a friendly match 2: 0, through the two goals by the Lille defender Zeki Çelik. The match at Alanya Bahcesehir Stadium saw Turkey go up in the 17th minute, when defender Zeki Celik's header found the net.

Hector Cuper announced the Uzbekistan national squad for training camp from May 28 to June 12. As part of preparation for the Qatar 2022 World Cup Uzbekistan team will play three friendly matches: against Turkey on June 2 (Antalya), and against DPRK and Syria on June 7 and 11 (Tashkent)

At the extraordinary general assembly of the National Olympic Committee (NOC) on Wednesday with the participation of PM Aripov and presidential adviser on youth, science, education, health and sports Abdujabar Abduvakhitov, Rustam Shaabdurakhmanov has been elected NOC President, the committee said.

Uzbekistan national football team will hold a number of friendly matches in June 2019, the Uzbekistan Football Association said.

The Hockey Federations of Uzbekistan and Russia yesterday signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) in Moscow. The document was signed by the President of the Hockey Federation of Uzbekistan Bakhtiyor Fazylov and his Russian counterpart Vladislav Tretyak.

Gafur Rakhimov stepped down as head of the AIBA, world amateur boxing's governing body, on Friday amid a spat with the International Olympic Committee, who welcomed the move as they mull the status of boxing at the 2020 Tokyo Games.

The head coach of Uzbekistan national team Héctor Cúper has announced the squad for China Cup 2019 to be held between March 21-25.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev will attend the opening ceremony of the Humo Ice Arena complex, which will be held on March 15, the Uzbekistan Hockey Federation said.