Sunday, 21, January, 2018

Sports

Uzbekistan narrowly defeated Jordan, 1:0, in a friendly match at Pakhtakor stadium yesterday evening. The only goal was scored by the Beijing Guoan striker Igor Sergeev 45 minutes into the game.

On November 4 the coach of Uzbekistan national football team, Samvel Babayan announced the squad for the November 15 match against South Korea in matchday 5 of the third qualifying round of the World Cup 2018.

On October 31 in Dushanbe (Tajikistan) in matchday 3 of the qualification tournament for 2017 AFC Women’s Championships U-19 China, Uzbekistan beat Chinese Taipei - 1:0. 

FIFA announced the updated world rankings in which Uzbekistan is placed 48th (on 671 points) getting close to its highest-ever ranking of 45.

Ten-man Uzbekistan defeated Australia and sealed their spot in the quarter-finals of the 2016 AFC U-19 Championship on Tuesday evening as Jasur Abduraimov’s side outclassed the Young Socceroos in a 3-2 win at Khalifa Sports City Stadium. 

China coach Gao Hongbo does not believe the country's hopes of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup finals are at an end despite a surprise 1-0 defeat to Syria on October 6.

Carlos Quieroz announced Iran squad for away World Cup qualifier against Uzbekistan on October 6 as part of Matchday 3 of the last round of the Asian World Cup qualifiers. Next, on matchday 4 Iran will host South Korea.

On the eve of the AFC U-23 Championship in Qatar the press-service of the Uzbek Football Federation interviewed the striker of Uzbekistan U-23 Igor Sergeev. The forward shared his thoughts regarding the squad's goals.