Pakhtakor came back from a goal down to thrash Vobkent 3-1 in the Uzbekistan League’s 14th round recently and maintain their one-point lead over Neftchi.
The UAE Football Association’s technical committee (TC) have decided to terminate the contract of the national Olympic team coach, Frenchman Alex Duponte, following his failure to take the team to the third round of the Olympic qualifiers.
Fund Forum of Culture and Art and WBA Heavyweight Champion Ruslan Chagaev awarded grants to over 70 young talented athletes from all regions of Uzbekistan.
Defending champions Pakhtakor blanked Neftchi 4-0 to go atop the Uzbekistan League standings after 13 rounds here recently.
Pakhtakor Tashkent moved to the first place in the Uzbek Premier League beating Neftchi Ferghana on Sunday, 17 June.
Uzbekistan coach Rauf Inileev has named a strong squad with six overseas-based players for the AFC Asian Cup 2007™.
Uzbekistan named 23-player squad for AFC Asian Cup, which will in Southern-Eastern Asia in early July.
An old rivalry will resume in the final round of Asian qualifying for the Men’s Olympic Football Tournament Beijing 2008, after Athens 2004 semi-finalists Iraq were pitted against Korea DPR at Wednesday’s draw ceremony. Joining the long-time adversaries in Group A were Lebanon and Australia, who booked their passage courtesy of a second-placed finish behind group winners Saudi Arabia in the previous phase.