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.
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.
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.
The head coach of Uzbekistan national team Vadim Abramov announced the expanded squad of 29 players for a training camp on March 22-30 during the window of the FIFA international calendar.
Uzbekistan will host the 2022 Asian U-23 Cup, the Uzbekistan Football Association (UFA) said. The UFA had reportedly sent a bid to the AFC to host the 2022 Asian U23 Cup in Uzbekistan, providing the necessary documents for the bidding and had held a number of talks.
In preparation for the 2022 Qatar World Cup and the Asian Cup 2023 joint qualifiers, Uzbekistan will hold a training camp between 8-18 February in Dubai, the UAE with mostly home-based players.
The first ever professional bicycle racing team has been registered in Uzbekistan, the press service of the National Olympic Committee reported. On January 27, the Ministry of Justice issued a registration certificate to the Uzbekistan Cycling Pro Team team.
The Madrid-based Atletico FC proposed to open an academy in Uzbekistan, the Tourism Development Committee said. This initiative was discussed in Madrid at a meeting of the Deputy PM/Chairman of the Tourism Development Committee Aziz Abdukhakimov with the senior officials of the Spanish team.
The Uzbekistan Football Association (UFA) has suspended the FIFA and AFC referee Sherzod Kasymov from any football-related activity for three years for involvement in match-fixing, the UFA said in a statement.