Thursday, 29, September, 2022

Sports

The Uzbekistan Football Association (UFA) and German kit maker JAKO have signed a 3-year contact for the kit supply for various age teams, the UFA first vice-president Umid Akhmadjonov said.

Odil Ahmedov and Marat Bikmaev’s goals in the second half steered Uzbekistan to a 2-0 win over Qatar at the National Stadium.Qatar and Uzbekistan, ranked 13th and 14th respectively in Asia, went toe-to-toe in the opening minutes, promising a cagey 90 minutes. 

Uzbekistan football team will play a friendly match against Lebanon as part of the November training camp in Australia, head coach Héctor Cúper said.

To a question at the Uzbekistan-DPRK pre-match press conference whether Héctor Cúper was paying wages to the national team’s service staff, he replied:

Uzbekistan national team defeated the DPRK team in a friendly match at National stadium in Tashkent Saturday. Both goals were scored by Marat Bikmaev in the 37th and 91st minutes into the game.

Former Manchester United midfielder and Russia international, Andrei Kanchelskis has been named the head coach of FC Navbakhor of Namangan city, replacing Ilhom Muminjanov, who had been at the helm since 2016. The club said he signed the contract until the end of the season with the option of extending for one more year.

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has confirmed that Gafur Rakhimov will be the only candidate standing for the organisation's Presidency next month.

Héctor Cúper announced the Uzbekistan squad for the friendlies against Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on October 13 and Qatar on 16 October.

Uzbekistan will for the first time host the Asian Road Para & Cycling Championships 2019 among men, women and juniors. This decision was taken at a meeting of the Asian Cycling Confederation in Kuala Lumpur.

Germany has won the right to host the 2024 European Championship, beating Turkey in a vote by UEFA's Executive Committee. This is to be the first time Germany will host the tournament since 1988, the UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin announced Thursday at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland. 

Mirjalol Qosimov has been appointed as the head coach of Uzbekistan U21, or the Olympic team. The former coach Ravshan Khaidarov was dismissed, Uzbekistan Football Association (UFA) said in a statement.

Uzbekistan lost to Iran, 0-1, in a friendly match yesterday at National stadium. The only goal was scored 67 minutes into the game by Mehdi Torabi.

Uzbekistan will host the first Kok-boru World Championship in 2019. The decision was taken during the talks between the leadership of the Kok-boru Federation of Kyrgyzstan and the officials of the Uzbek Ministry of Sports in Issyk-Kul Saturday.

A hat-trick from Hwang Ui-jo and an extra time penalty from Hwang Hee-chan sealed Korea Republic a 4-3 win over Uzbekistan on Monday to advance to the 2018 Asian Games Indonesia men's football semi-finals on Monday.

Uzbekistan thrashed Hong Kong 3-0 to storm into the quarter-finals of the 2018 Asian Games Indonesia men’s football tournament on Thursday.

Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov will sponsor Pakhtakor FC, according to a documentary on Uzbekistan 24. 80 % shares of Pakhtakor FC now reportedly belong to the businessman, who is the native of Uzbekistan, and has invested US$ 20 million for the club’s development.

President of the National Olympic Committee of Uzbekistan, Umid Ahmadjanov attended the General Assembly of the Asian Olympic Council in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Uzbekistan had already sealed top spot in Group B going into Sunday's match against Thailand. Uzbekistan largely dominated the frist half and opened the score through Zabikhillo Urinboev's 17th minute header. The South-East Asians threatened little in the either of the halves, with only a handful of attempts. Uzbekistan could increase the lead, but Masharipov couldn’t convert the penalty kick in the end of second half.

Uzbekistan will make their fourth appearance in the Asian Games Knockout Stage after an emphatic 6-0 win over Qatar at the Pakan Sari Stadium.

Uzbekistan won 3-0 over Bangladesh in the 2018 Asian Games group stage opener at Pakansari Stadium in Bogor, West Java, on Tuesday. Uzbekistan took the lead in the first half thanks to a header from skipper Zabikhillo Urinboev.