Tuesday, 24, October, 2017

Sports

FC Nasaf coach Ruziqul Berdiev has been appointed interim head coach of the Uzbekistan national team. Berdiev will guide the national team for the friendly away to the United Arab Emirates, the UFF chief Umid Ahmadjonov said today at a meeting of the Uzbekistan Football Federation.

Uzbekistan will play a friendly match against the UAE on November 14 in the UAE as part of the Memorandum of Cooperation signed between Uzbekistan Football Federation (UFF) and UAE Football Association.

The President of Uzbekistan Football Federation (UFF), Umid Ahmadjonov, visited Aspire Academy on Monday morning with a delegation including UFF’s Secretary-General Sardor Rakhmatullaev. The delegation was welcomed by senior officials from Aspire Academy, including Director General, Ivan Bravo, and Deputy Director General, Ali Salem Afifa.

Uzbekistan Football Federation convened a special meeting  yesterday, during which Oman Gafurov was appointed as the new Director General of Uzbekistan Pro-League replacing Farhod Magometov.

Tashkent-based hockey club Binokor may enter the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) within the next two seasons, a source said. Currently, the League comprises 27 clubs based in seven countries - Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Latvia, China, Finland and Slovakia.

The Uzbekistan Football Federation (UFF) and the United Arab Emirates Football Association (UAEFA) signed a memorandum of collaboration with the aim of consolidating friendly relations, exchanging of football experiences and bringing up new football generations, following the meeting of the President of UFF Umid Ahmadjonov and the Vice-president of the UAE Football Association Abdulla Naser Al Jenaibi, the UFF reported.

The new President of the Uzbekistan Football Federation (UFF) Umidjon Ahmadjonov held a press conference at the conference hall of the National Olympic Committee to elaborate on his plans as part of the recently adopted Uzbek Football’s Development strategy for 2018-2022. He was joined by Shoakrom Israilov, new vice president and Rustam Kurbanov, the member of UFF executive Board.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev took part in the opening ceremony of the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat on Sunday, UzA reported.

New leadership was elected to Uzbekistan Football Federation at today's general-election meeting hosted by Radisson Blu Hotel.

Uzbekistan Football Federation (UFF) sacked Samvel Babayan as national team head coach after World Cup qualification failure.