Tuesday, 24, April, 2018

Sports

Famous Hollywood star and martial arts expert Jean-Claude Van Damme and martial arts fighters Jeff Monson and Fedor Emelianenko will be honorary guests at an international penchak silat show tournament- Asian Fight 2017 in Tashkent on September 9, president of the Uzbek penchak silat federation Aziz Jurabaev announced.

New stadium will be built by 2019 instead of Pakhtakor stadium which will be demolished, a source in Pakhtakor’s executive management said.

FC Pakhtakor announced Shota Arveladze as new head coach. Shota Arveladze is a Georgian former professional footballer, he played at Dinamo Tbilisi, Trabzonspor, Ajax, Rangers, AZ and Levante.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on June 15 issued a Decree reorganizing the Equestrian Sports Federation of Uzbekistan into the Federation of Horse Breeding and Equestrian Sports.

The Uzbekistan Football Federation (UFF) confirmed that Samvel Babayan will remain as head coach of Uzbekistan untill the end of the World Cup Third Qualifying Round on September 5, 2017, the UFF said in a statement.

Hassan Al Haydos scored twice and set up another as Qatar kept their slim hopes of qualifying for next year's FIFA World Cup finals alive with a thrilling 3-2 win over Korea Republic on Tuesday.

Goals from Sardar Azmoun and Mehdi Taremi earned Islamic Republic of Iran their place at the finals of the FIFA World Cup in Russia next year as Uzbekistan lost to Carlos Queiroz’s team 0-2 at the Azadi Stadium on Monday.

Iran national football team coach Carlos Queiroz calls for fans to pack out Azadi Stadium for 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Uzbekistan, Tehran Times reported.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on May 11, 2017 signed the On Construction of an Ice Complex in Tashkent Resolution, launching the construction of a multi-purpose Khumo Arena ice complex in Tashkent in 2017-2018.

On June 12 Uzbekistan in matchday 8 of final qualifying round of Russia 2018 World Cup will face Iran in Tehran. Before that on June 6, White Wolves will play a friendly match against Thailand.