2008 Uzbek League

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Uzbek League
Season2008
ChampionsBunyodkor
RelegatedFK Buxoro
Uz-Dong-Ju
AFC Champions LeagueBunyodkor
Pakhtakor
AFC CupNeftchi Farg'ona
Top goalscorerServer Djeparov
19 goals
2007
2009

The 2008 Uzbek League season was the 17th edition of top level football in Uzbekistan since independence from the Soviet Union in 1992.

Overview[edit]

It was contested by 16 teams, and Bunyodkor won the championship. Traktor Tashkent and Tupalang Sariosiyo withdrew of 2008 season participation because of financial problems. They were replaced by and OTMK Olmaliq, a team from First League, and Metallurg Bekabad which as of 2008 season end, was originally relegated to First League, remained in top division.

Sogdiana Jizzakh and Uz-Dong-Joo promoted from First League. Vobkent FK was relegated in 2007 season.

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Bunyodkor 30 25 4 1 75 13 +62 79 2009 AFC Champions League Group stage
2 Pakhtakor 30 23 5 2 64 14 +50 74
3 Neftchi Farg'ona 30 18 6 6 42 25 +17 60
4 Mash'al Mubarek 30 15 7 8 38 26 +12 52
5 FK Andijan 30 13 7 10 35 28 +7 46
6 FK Samarqand-Dinamo 30 12 6 12 40 30 +10 42
7 Metallurg Bekabad 30 12 6 12 28 34 −6 42
8 Lokomotiv Tashkent 30 11 4 15 41 38 +3 37
9 Nasaf Qarshi 30 10 5 15 28 36 −8 35
10 Olmaliq FK 30 8 9 13 29 34 −5 33
11 Sogdiana Jizzakh 30 8 9 13 32 48 −16 33
12 FC Shurtan Guzar 30 9 6 15 22 44 −22 33
13 Navbahor Namangan 30 7 11 12 28 39 −11 32
14 Qizilqum Zarafshon 30 9 5 16 27 44 −17 32
15 FK Buxoro (R) 30 7 5 18 25 44 −19 26 Relegation to Lower Division
16 Uz-Dong-Joo (R) 30 2 7 21 17 65 −48 13
Updated to match(es) played on 24 November 2008. Source: Uzbekistan Professional Football League
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(R) Relegated.

Season statistics[edit]

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