Tuesday, 27, September, 2022

Sports

Uzbekistan will host the IV Summer Youth Asian Games 2025, with the Cabinet of Ministers issuing a resolution on measures to prepare for the competition.

FC Spartak Moscow announced the signing of the 19-year-old Uzbekistan international Oston Urunov from Ufa, the club said in a statement.

FC Lokomotiv Moscow announced the signing of the 18-year old attacking midfielder of the Tashkent-based Bunyodkor Jasur Jaloliddinov.

Uzbekistan squad will hold a training camp without foreign based players between August 3-10 in preparation for the postponed qualifiers of the 2022 Qatar World Cup on October 13 against Yemen in a neutral stadium, host match with Singapore on November 12 and finally against Saudi Arabia on November 17 in Jeddah.

The Uzbekistan Professional Football League announced the suspension of football matches in the Super League until July 28 due to confirmed cases of coronavirus infection among football players of three Super League (highest division) clubs.

In preparation for the 2022 World Cup qualifiers, the Uzbekistan national team will play a friendly match against Iran, the UFA said in a statement.

Uzbekistan national team will hold the postponed matches of the 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup joint qualifiers in October and November.

The AFC has announced new dates for the 4 matchdays of the World Cup 2022 and Asian Cup 2023 qualifiers which were scheduled for March and June.

The Uzbek Professional Football League (PFL), the top level league, will resume from June 5, according to a decision by the Special Republican Commission to Combat Coronavirus, with matches to be held without spectators.

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has suspended four athletes from Uzbekistan - three powerlifters and one track and field athlete – each for four-year periods for separate anti-doping violations committed during a six-month period.

The Ministry of Sports issued a decree suspending international sporting events and competitions in Uzbekistan. This decision was made to prevent the spread of coronavirus into the country, the Ministry of Sports said in a statement.

Because of the global spread of the Coronavirus and travel restrictions implemented by many countries around the World, the Local Organizing Committee decided to postpone the Asian Championships, that was due to be held 16-25 April in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, to a yet unknown date.

In preparation for the 2022 Qatar World Cup qualifier on March 31 against Yemen, Uzbekistan will hold a training camp between 18-24 February in the UAE with only home-based players.

The younger son-in-law of the President Shavkat Mirziyoev has been elected as the head of the newly created Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Central Asian Confederation, which will be headquartered in Tashkent.

The international Navruz marathon will be held March 22 in Tashkent. Four distances - 42 km, 21 km, 3 km and 1.5 km will be offered. Only those who are 18 years of age or older will be able to participate in the first two distances, with no age limit set for the last two distances.

The Swiss international of Turkish origin, Eren Derdiyok, known for his spells at Bayer, Hoffenheim and Galatasaray is moving to the Tashkent-based FC Pakhtakor from the Turkish high division side Goztepe SK.

Uzbekistan national team’s scheduled friendly match against Kazakhstan on March 26 in Tashkent was cancelled, reportedly by the decision of the new Kazakhstan head coach Michal Bilek. The coach reportedly saw no benfit for the national team to play against an Asian side.

As part of preparation for matchday 6 of the second qualification round of the Qatar 2022 World Cup against Yemen on March 31 Uzbekistan national team will hold a camp in the UAE.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Measures to Elevate Uzbek Football to a Completely New Level Decree, the Uzbekistan 24 reported on Wednesday.

Emmanuel Adebayor bid farewell to club and fans in Turkish Super League match played yesterday evening between Besiktas Kayserispor with his new team revealed.