Thursday, 20, June, 2019

Sports

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.

Uzbekistan will host the first Kok-boru World Championship in 2019. The decision was taken during the talks between the leadership of the Kok-boru Federation of Kyrgyzstan and the officials of the Uzbek Ministry of Sports in Issyk-Kul Saturday.

A hat-trick from Hwang Ui-jo and an extra time penalty from Hwang Hee-chan sealed Korea Republic a 4-3 win over Uzbekistan on Monday to advance to the 2018 Asian Games Indonesia men's football semi-finals on Monday.

Uzbekistan thrashed Hong Kong 3-0 to storm into the quarter-finals of the 2018 Asian Games Indonesia men’s football tournament on Thursday.

Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov will sponsor Pakhtakor FC, according to a documentary on Uzbekistan 24. 80 % shares of Pakhtakor FC now reportedly belong to the businessman, who is the native of Uzbekistan, and has invested US$ 20 million for the club’s development.

President of the National Olympic Committee of Uzbekistan, Umid Ahmadjanov attended the General Assembly of the Asian Olympic Council in Jakarta, Indonesia.