Saturday, 20, October, 2018

Sports

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed decree creating the National Anti-Doping Agency under the Cabinet of Ministers, following the agreement between the National Olympic Committee and WADA reached last autumn, the president’s press service reported.

The Executive Committee of the Uzbekistan Football Federation (UFF) has revoked the coaching license of the Neftchi head coach Vadim Abramov for an indefinite period, the UFF said in a statement.

Four winter sports federations: Federation of Ice Hockey, Federation of Figure Skating and Short Track, Federation of Curling and Federation of Skiing which will also include snowboarding, skiing, freestyle, ski jumping and other winter sports, will be created in Uzbekistan, the National Olympic Committee (NOC) said.

Uzbekistan will play friendly matches against Morocco and Iran, Uzbekistan Football Federation (UFF) said in a statement.

The Uzbekistan Football Federation (UFF) has announced a contest for design of its new logo. The contest will start on January 1 and is open to all ages . The winning entries will be selected by online voting.

The defending champion Lokomotiv sealed Uzbekistan Professional League title with one match still to be played. After matchday 28 the “railways” team had 64 points ahead of Nasaf who were second with  59 points.

Uzbekistan without foreign based players lost, 0-1 to the UAE in a friendly match yesterday at Sheikh Khalifa International Stadium.

The AFC President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa discussed issues related to football with newly elected Uzbekistan Football Federation (UFF) President Umid Akhmadjonov at AFC House in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday.

The Bureau of the Executive Committee of the Uzbekistan Football Federation (UFF) has approved a new format for domestic leagues, the press service of the UFF reported.

FC Nasaf coach Ruziqul Berdiev has been appointed interim head coach of the Uzbekistan national team. Berdiev will guide the national team for the friendly away to the United Arab Emirates, the UFF chief Umid Ahmadjonov said today at a meeting of the Uzbekistan Football Federation.