Monday, 27, September, 2021

Sports

Uzbekistan closed the gap on Saudi Arabia at the top of Group D of the Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 with an emphatic 5-0 win over Singapore on Monday.

The Uzbekistan head coach Vadim Abramov announced the expanded squad for the centralized World Cup 2022 and Asian Cup 2023 joint qualifiers in June in Saudi Arabia.

Little time remains to the start of the centralized World Cup and Asain Cup qualifiers in Saudi Arabia in June, when Uzbekistan will face Singapore, Yemen and Saudi Arabia for a place in the next stage.

For the first time in history, Professional Football League, the men's second professional football division of the Uzbek football league system, will have a title sponsor. The league chages it name to PFL Volkswagen, UzReport said.

The Uzbekistan national futsal team earned the automatic berth to the World Cup in Lithuania, the Uzbekistan Football Association (UFA) reported.

Ravshan Irmatov has been elected first deputy chairman of the National Olympic Committee (NOC), the press service of the NOC reported. His candidacy for this position was proposed by the head of the committee, Rustam Shaabdurakhmanov.

Tashkent to host the 2023 World Boxing Championship, the Ministry of Sports of Uzbekistan, citing a statement by the AIBA President Umar Kremlev at a press conference at the National Olympic Committee on Friday.

Uzbekistan national football team defeated Ghana B team in a friendly match at Namangan stadium on Friday. Otabek Shukurov opened the score early in the game receiving the ball from Oston Urunov after a marking error by Ghana defenders in the penalty area.

As previously reported, the Uzbekistan Football Association had filed a bid to host the AFC Women’s U20 Asian Cup 2022.

As reported earlier, Uzbekistan national football team would hold a training camp, with the coaching staff already announcing an expanded 29-player squad.