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.
"We are now looking to the future, and will bring young talents to the national team, the UAE friendly will allow to see the capabilities of young players who can later claim a place in the national team," Umid Ahmadjonov told to the press service of the UFF.
He added that process to appoint a full-time foreign coach is underway and that the decision is due in near future.
"As you remember we promised to give the name of a foreign coach for Uzbekistan job in 20-25 days. We considered several coaching candidates, but none of them suited us. We will continue to search for candidates, and we are currently negotiating," he concluded.