“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.
Uzbekistan national team on August 25 will play a friendly match against Kyrgyzstan in Tashkent. This match will serve as a preparation for the Russia 2018 World two last qualifiers against China (away, August 31), and the Korea Republic (home, September 5).
China coach Marcello Lippi is already planning for the future and will call up a number of young players for the qualifier against Uzbekistan with China's World Cup hopes effectively over.
as part of preparation for the World Cup 2018 qualifiers against China and South Korea Uzbekistan national team without foreign based players has departed for a training camp in Izmit, Turkey to last from July 17-23, 2017 as part of preparation for the World Cup 2018 qualifiers against China and South Korea.