Sunday, 16, December, 2018

Sports

Uzbekistan football team will play a friendly match against Lebanon as part of the November training camp in Australia, head coach Héctor Cúper said.

To a question at the Uzbekistan-DPRK pre-match press conference whether Héctor Cúper was paying wages to the national team’s service staff, he replied:

Uzbekistan national team defeated the DPRK team in a friendly match at National stadium in Tashkent Saturday. Both goals were scored by Marat Bikmaev in the 37th and 91st minutes into the game.

Former Manchester United midfielder and Russia international, Andrei Kanchelskis has been named the head coach of FC Navbakhor of Namangan city, replacing Ilhom Muminjanov, who had been at the helm since 2016. The club said he signed the contract until the end of the season with the option of extending for one more year.

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has confirmed that Gafur Rakhimov will be the only candidate standing for the organisation's Presidency next month.

Héctor Cúper announced the Uzbekistan squad for the friendlies against Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on October 13 and Qatar on 16 October.

Uzbekistan will for the first time host the Asian Road Para & Cycling Championships 2019 among men, women and juniors. This decision was taken at a meeting of the Asian Cycling Confederation in Kuala Lumpur.

Germany has won the right to host the 2024 European Championship, beating Turkey in a vote by UEFA's Executive Committee. This is to be the first time Germany will host the tournament since 1988, the UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin announced Thursday at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland. 

Mirjalol Qosimov has been appointed as the head coach of Uzbekistan U21, or the Olympic team. The former coach Ravshan Khaidarov was dismissed, Uzbekistan Football Association (UFA) said in a statement.

Uzbekistan lost to Iran, 0-1, in a friendly match yesterday at National stadium. The only goal was scored 67 minutes into the game by Mehdi Torabi.