Monday, 18, June, 2018

Sports

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev took part in the opening ceremony of the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat on Sunday, UzA reported.

New leadership was elected to Uzbekistan Football Federation at today's general-election meeting hosted by Radisson Blu Hotel.

Uzbekistan Football Federation (UFF) sacked Samvel Babayan as national team head coach after World Cup qualification failure.

On the eve of a crucial World Cup qualifying match at home against South Korea, Uzbekistan head coach Samvel Babayan on Monday was busy defending himself over recent roster decisions. Uzbekistan will host South Korea at Bunyodkor Stadium in Tashkent at 8 p.m. Tuesday local time. It's the final match for both nations in Group A of the last Asian qualifying round for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

“Tomorrow we will play against a strong side. We have been working on quality of play lately and have managed to improve in some components. Tomorrow we will try to show our best game”, Uzbekistan head coach Samvel Babayan said on Wednesday at pre-match press conference.

China PR fans will put their faith in the attacking form of Wang Yongpo as their team faces a must-win scenario against Uzbekistan at home next week in the penultimate fixture of Asian third round qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.

Uzbekistan will host friendly game against Kyrgyzstan in an empty stadium, with neither spectators nor journalists to be present in the stadium.

Uzbekistan national team will hold a training camp in Tashkent starting from August 20 to prepare for the final two 2018 World Cup qualifiers against China and South Korea.

The Tashkent-based Pakhtakor today signed the Australian midfielder Rostyn Griffiths on a 1.5 year deal. The defensive midfielder Griffiths moved from Perth Glory and will wear the No 80 shirt. Previously, Griffiths played in the leagues of Australia, Holland, China and England.

Australian defensive midfielder, Rostyn Griffiths will join FC Pakhtakor after an official contract signing in a press conference on Thursday, FC Pakhtakor announced.