In a step forward for Vision Uzbekistan, a draft Strategic Development Plan has been presented by AFC to the Uzbekistan Football Federation (UFF).
With Asian qualification for the 2010 World Cup now at the halfway mark, some of the continent’s biggest teams are struggling as newcomer Australia and surprise packages Uzbekistan and Bahrain move toward clinching their places in the final stage, The AP reported.
In a steady build-up to the year-end AFC Player of the Year excitement, AFC has released the latest list of candidates as of June 4.
The long and winding road for Asian teams to the 2010 FIFA World Cup will enter its final stretch with the draw for the fourth and last round of qualifiers at AFC House on June 27, 2008.
Uzbekistan striker Maksim Shatskikh is set to join Russian Premier League side Krylia Sovetov Samara, bringing the curtain down on a hugely successful spell with Ukrainian giants Dynamo Kyiv.
Saudi Arabia, pursuing a place at their fifth successive World Cup finals, recorded a convincing 4-1 win over Lebanon on Monday in a qualifier for the 2010 tournament,, Reuters reported.
Despite Saudi Arabia thrashing Lebanon 4-1, coach Helio dos Anjos believes his side requires plenty of improvement.
As Asia reaches the halfway stage of the third round of qualification for the 2010 World Cup, it is time to take a look at how the 20 hopefuls are doing, goal.com reported.
Singapore national coach Radojko Avramovic hailed World Cup qualifying opponents Uzbekistan’s class on Monday evening after the two teams had played out a ten-goal spectacle - and promptly admitted his charges had much to do to reach such standards, goal.com reported.