Nicholas D’Agostino’s solo effort two minutes into the second half sent Australia on their way to the Tokyo Olympic Games on Saturday as Graham Arnold’s side earned a 1-0 win over 10-man Uzbekistan in the third place play-off at the AFC U23 Championship Thailand 2020. Uzbekistan head coach Ljubinko Drulovic has declared that he is 

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Coach Ljubinko Drulovic is confident the desire to make the fans happy will drive Uzbekistan to victory in the AFC U23 Championship Thailand 2020 third place play-off tie against Australia on Saturday. “We will have our strategy and we will prepare well and there are a lot of situations when we will need quality. We 

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Uzbekistan through despite defeat to Korea Republic Reigning champions Uzbekistan confirmed the spot in the AFC U23 Championship Thailand 2020 quarter-finals on Wednesday despite a narrow 2-1 defeat to an already-qualified Korea Republic. Uzbekistan will meet the winners of Group D on Sunday.   Uzbekistan U23 1-2 Korea Republic U23 Goals: Bobir Abdixoliqov (21) – 

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Defending champions Uzbekistan took a major step towards the AFC U23 Championship Thailand 2020 quarter-finals, defeating China PR 2-0 at Tinsulanon Stadium on Sunday.   AFC U23 Championship China PR U23 0-2 Uzbekistan U23 Goals: Islomjon Kobilov (45+3 penalty), Nurillo Tukhtasinov (80). Uzbekistan U-23: 1.Abduvokhid Nematov, 2.Islomjon Kobilov, 3.Hojiakbar Alijonov, 4.Abdulla Abdullaev, 6.Azizjon Ganiev, 9.Jasurbek 

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The sides split the points in Group C’s opening match. Uzbekistan went ahead through an Islomjon Kobilov penalty kick just before half-time, but Iran drew level through Reza Dehghani’s 58th minute goal to claim a share of the spoils at Tinsulanon Stadium.   Goals: Islomjon Kobilov (40 penalty) – Reza Dehghani (58). Uzbekistan U-23: 1.Abduvokhid 

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