Tuesday, 21, August, 2018

Sports

Uzbekistan held Senegal, 1-1 in a friendly in Casablanca, Marocco on Friday. Uzbekistan was a better side for the most of the first half against Senegal’s experimental line-up, with Sadio Mané, Moussa Sow and Mbaye Niang on the bench and even managed to open the score through Shukurov’s penalty 19 min into the game.

Qatar's Al Sadd took a huge step towards the knockout stage of the 2018 AFC Champions League after a 4-0 home win over FC Nasaf of Uzbekistan in their Matchday Four encounter on Tuesday.

For the first time Uzbekistan national team will play a friendly match against Uruguay, the Uzbekistan Football Association reported. The match will also be the first match for the White Wolves against a World Cup winner.

Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva has stepped down as the president of the Uzbekistan’s Gymnastics Federation, she announced this on her Facebook page.

Igor Golban's second-half header was the difference as Uzbekistan's Nasaf beat Al Wasl of the UAE 1-0 in their 2018 AFC Champions League Group C encounter on Tuesday.

Two goals from Morteza Tabrizi and Mohammad Reza Hosseini saw Islamic Republic of Iran's Zobahan clinch a 2-0 home win over Uzbekistan's Lokomotiv in their 2018 AFC Champions League Group B game on Monday.

Iran’s Persepolis were in a class of their own at Azadi stadium as they defeated Uzbek FC Nasaf to open their 2018 AFC Champions League Group C campaign on a high note on Tuesday.

Tashkent-based Lokomotiv began their 2018 AFC Champions League campaign in style after it thrashed Al Wahda of the United Arab Emirates 5-0 win at home in their Group B opener on Monday.

The iconic FIFA World Cup Trophy made a stop in Uzbekistan today on its global tour ahead of the World Cup in Russia later this year. Christian Karembeu, a member of the French team that won the 1998 World Cup, and Uzbekistan Football Association vice-president Umid Ahmadjonov unveiled the trophy in front of invited guests.

Qatar's Al Gharafa scored twice in the first half before holding on to confirm a place in the 2018 AFC Champions League group stage with a 2-1 win over Uzbekistan's Pakhtakor in the play-off on Tuesday. After a cagey start to the game, the hosts had a chance to take the lead 20 minutes in, when Iranian striker Mehdi Taremi was fouled in the box by Pakhtakor defender Marko Simic.