Uzbekistan Football Association

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Uzbekistan Football Association
AFC
UFA-logo.jpg
Founded1946
FIFA affiliation1994
AFC affiliation1993 (Associate member),[1] 1994
CAFA affiliation2015
PresidentAchilbay Ramatov
Websitehttp://www.the-uff.com
Logo of the Uzbekistan Football Federation from the middle of the 2000s to 2017

The Uzbekistan Football Association (Uzbek: Oʻzbekiston futbol assotsiatsiyasi, Russian: Футбольная ассоциация Узбекистана) is the governing body of football in Uzbekistan, controlling the Uzbekistan national team.

History[edit]

Uzbekistan Football Federation was founded in 1946,[citation needed] while Uzbekistan was still under Soviet rule, and has been a member of FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation since 1994.

On 7 January 2013, at a ceremony in Zurich, Switzerland, Uzbekistan football federation was awarded the prize FIFA Fair Play Award from FIFA. Uzbekistan Football Federation took also first place in points for the "Fair Play" among the AFC in 2012.

The federation organizes the Uzbek League, the second level Uzbekistan First League, Uzbekistan Second League, Uzbek Cup, UzPFL Cup and the Uzbek women's football championship.

Presidents[edit]

Period President
1992–1994 Elmar Aminov
1995–2005 Zakir Almatov
2006–2017 Mirabror Usmanov
2017–2018 Umid Ahmadjonov
2018–present Achilbay Ramatov

League System[edit]

Men[edit]

Level Division
1 Uzbek League
2 Uzbekistan First League
3 Uzbekistan Second League
4 Uzbekistan Third League

Women[edit]

Level Division
1 Uzbek Women's Football Championship

Awards[edit]

The Uzbekistan Football Federation Awards Gala is an award ceremony hosted by The Football Federation. The inaugural ceremony take place in February or March each year. The 2015 Award ceremony took place on 20 February 2013.[2] The 2015 Award ceremony was held on 4 March 2016.


References[edit]

  1. ^ "AFC membership reaches 44". New Straits Times (Google News Archive). 30 April 1993.
  2. ^ a b c ФФУ наградила лауреатов 2012 года (in Russian). UFF. 2013-01-21.
  3. ^ "Odil Akhmedov named as best football player 2015 in Uzbekistan". Uzdaily. 2016-03-04.
  4. ^ "Ахмедов в 4-й раз признан футболистом года в Узбекистане" (in Russian). sports.ru. 2016-03-04.
  5. ^ "Одил Ахмедов признан лучшим футболистом Узбекистана по итогам 2016 года" (in Russian). Uzdaily. 2017-04-29.
  6. ^ "UFF announced the best of the year" (in Uzbek). Championat.asia. 2017-12-14.
  7. ^ "Состоялась церемония награждения лучших по футболу 2017 года" (in Russian). the-uff.com. 2017-12-15.
  8. ^ Самвел Бабаян признан лучшим тренером 2015 года в Узбекистане (in Russian). the-uff.com. 2016-03-04.
  9. ^ "Одил Ахмедов признан лучшим футболистом Узбекистана по итогам 2016 года" (in Russian). Uzdaily. 2017-04-29.
  10. ^ Объявлены лауреаты 2011 года the-uff.com, 23 Декабря 2011, (in Russian)

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