Akgul Amanmuradova of Uzbekistan reached the second round of the German Open on Tuesday.
On paper it looks as though Asia’s qualifying campaign for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Marseille this July will be easier than for the actual FIFA World Cup™, given that six teams are battling it out for three places, rather than 43 for 4.5 berths.
AFC has released the disciplinary list for the AFC Champions League Match Day 5 on May 7, 2008.
AFC Champions League Group A leaders maintained their 100% domestic record with a 2-0 round eight win over Locomotive on Friday that kept them four points clear of Uzbek title holders Pakhtakor.
Pakhtakor closed to within a point of Uzbekistan league leaders and fellow ACL qualifiers Kuruvchi with a 3-0 round eight win over Navbakhor on Thursday.
President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed a resolution on 29 April 2008 on creation of the National Tennis School of Olympic Reserve, UzA reported.
Top-seeded Russian Vera Zvonareva was an easy first-round winner Tuesday at the $145,000 Prague Open.
Arbil coach Akram Salman has resigned from his position following his team’s 5-1 mauling at the hands of Uzbekistan’s Pakhtakor in the AFC Champions League last week.
Pakhtakor returned to domestic duty following their 5-1 AFC Champions League hammering of Arbil with a comfortable 2-0 win over Metallurg in round seven of the 2008 Uzbekistan League.