The 2007 AFC Asian Cup starts on July 7th bringing together the 16 best footballing nations from across the region. In a format common to international soccer tournaments, the teams are divided into four groups, with each featuring just one of the quartet of hosts – Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam.
Akmal Holmatov fired a hat-trick as Neftchi Fergana demolished Bukhara 4-0 in the 12th round of the Uzbekistan League recently.
During its visit in Uzbekistan Korean delegation headed by the President of the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) Mr. Choue Chung-Won met the Speaker of the Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis (parliament) of Uzbekistan, Honourary Chairman of Taekwondo Association of Uzbekistan Erkin Halilov.
The line-up for the AFC Final Round Qualifying for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games was completed on a thrilling final day of second stage qualifiers with Australia, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Syria, Bahrain and Qatar confirming their spots on Wednesday.
Sixth World Kurash Championship will be held in October Ulan Bator, Mongolia.
Uzbekistan former national team captain Mirdjalol Kasimov will play his final match in professional football on 2 June against a combined team of European and Asian stars.
She’s 6-foot-3, so the coach of Uzbekistan’s national basketball team keeps trying to recruit her. Akgul Amanmuradova is sticking with tennis instead, and the tallest woman on tour is in the French Open’s second round.
The draws for the AFC Champions League 2007 and AFC Cup 2007 knockout stages as well as the AFC Final Round for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games will take place on June 13, 2007, in Kuala Lumpur at AFC House.