Finally, Uzbekistan national team will, in a matter of days, have a new head coach. The 62-year old Argentine Héctor Raúl Cúper is expected to sign a contract with the Uzbekistan Football Association this week.
The details of the deal have not been disclosed. Héctor Cúper will first thing prepare the Uzbekistan team for the Asian Cup in January 2019 in the UAE.
He was the head coach of the Egyptian national team at the World Cup in Russia.
Managed teams: Huracán, Lanus, Mallorca, Valencia, Inter, Parma, Real Betis, Parma, Georgia national team, Aris, Racing, Orduspor, Al Wasl, Egypt national team.
Following defeats in Egypt's three group games at the tournament, Cúper's contract, due to expire at the end of the tournament, was not renewed.
Honours as manager: Lanús, Copa Conmebol: 1996, Mallorca, Supercopa de España: 1998, Valencia Supercopa de España: 1999.