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.
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.
Uzbekistan’s world heavyweight WBA champion Ruslan Chagaev will defend his title against Britain’s veteran Matt Skelton in Dusseldorf early next year, it was revealed on Wednesday.
Uzbekistan football legend Mirdjalal Kasimov has been appointed coach of Kuruvchi, as the Tashkent club looks to join champions Pakhtakor in the 2008 AFC Champions League.