AFC Champions League ever-presents Pakhtakor will begin the defence of their Commonwealth of Independent States Cup title on January 19 when they take on Ukrainian outfit Dynamo Kiev, the club of Uzbek international striker Maksim Shatskikh.
The draw for the 2008 AFC Champions League at AFC House on Monday set up a number of mouth watering fixtures including a rematch between 2007 ACL runners-up Sepahan and Syrian side Al Ittihad, who lost home and away to the Iranians in this year’s event.
Asian Cup quarter-finalists Uzbekistan have replaced Singapore in the four-nation King’s Cup starting this weekend in Bangkok, an official said on Monday.
Second seed Alla Kudryavtseva got off to a winning start as the 9th Al Habtoor Tennis Challenge got under way at the Al Habtoor Grand Resort and Spa on Monday.
Reigning league champions Pakhtakor sealed their sixth consecutive domestic double on Sunday with a 7-6 penalty shootout win over Kuruvchi in the 2007 Uzbekistan Cup final.
Uzbekistan shooter Elena Kuznetsova made up for her misses at the beginning of women’s 50-meter rifle three positions final to grasp gold of the event at the Asian Shooting Championship on Saturday, with 678.3 points.
Mirdjalal Kasimov’s tenure as head coach of Kuruvchi began in style on Thursday as the Uzbek legend led his side to a 6-1 thrashing of Vobkent, which confirmed the Tashkent club’s place in next year’s AFC Champions League as the Uzbekistan League runners-up.
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have announced the seedings and qualification process for the 2011 Asian Cup gets underway.
Uzbekistan national team will participate in the King’s Cup football tournament, which will take place in Thailand on 23-30 December.