Saturday, 19, August, 2017

Sports

Uzbekistan national team will hold a training camp in Tashkent starting from August 20 to prepare for the final two 2018 World Cup qualifiers against China and South Korea.

The Tashkent-based Pakhtakor today signed the Australian midfielder Rostyn Griffiths on a 1.5 year deal. The defensive midfielder Griffiths moved from Perth Glory and will wear the No 80 shirt. Previously, Griffiths played in the leagues of Australia, Holland, China and England.

Australian defensive midfielder, Rostyn Griffiths will join FC Pakhtakor after an official contract signing in a press conference on Thursday, FC Pakhtakor announced.

Uzbekistan national team on August 25 will play a friendly match against Kyrgyzstan in Tashkent. This match will serve as a preparation for the Russia 2018 World two last qualifiers against China (away, August 31), and the Korea Republic (home, September 5).

China coach Marcello Lippi is already planning for the future and will call up a number of young players for the qualifier against Uzbekistan with China's World Cup hopes effectively over.

as part of preparation for the World Cup 2018 qualifiers against China and South Korea Uzbekistan national team without foreign based players has departed for a training camp in Izmit, Turkey to last from July 17-23, 2017 as part of preparation for the World Cup 2018 qualifiers against China and South Korea.

Dutch former football player and fitness coach, Chima Onyeike has joined Uzbekistan coaching staff, the Uzbekistan Football Federation announced in a statement.

FC Rostov announced on its Twitter page that Eldor Shomurodov has completed his transfer from Bunyodkor Tashkent. The Uzbekistan international will get the number 14 shirt. Details of the transfer were not disclosed, neither was the contract duration with the Don-based club.

Famous Hollywood star and martial arts expert Jean-Claude Van Damme and martial arts fighters Jeff Monson and Fedor Emelianenko will be honorary guests at an international penchak silat show tournament- Asian Fight 2017 in Tashkent on September 9, president of the Uzbek penchak silat federation Aziz Jurabaev announced.

New stadium will be built by 2019 instead of Pakhtakor stadium which will be demolished, a source in Pakhtakor’s executive management said.