Uzbekistan Football Association

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Uzbekistan Football Association
AFC
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Founded1946; 76 years ago (1946)
HeadquartersTashkent[1]
FIFA affiliation1994
AFC affiliation1993 (Associate member)[2] 1994
CAFA affiliation2015
PresidentAbdusalom Azizov
Websitehttp://www.ufa.uz/oz

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

History[edit]

Uzbekistan Football Federation was founded in 1946,[3] 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.

The federation changed its nomenclature to Football Association in 2017.

Presidents[edit]

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

Association staff[edit]

Name Position Source
Uzbekistan Abdulsalom Azizov President [4][5]
Uzbekistan Ravshan Irmatov First Vice President [4][5][6]
Uzbekistan Odil Akhmedov[7] Vice President [4][5][6]
Uzbekistan Avaz Maksumov General Secretary [4][5]
Uzbekistan Olimjon Salikhov Treasurer [4]
Uzbekistan Sergey Arslanov Technical Director [4]
Slovenia Srecko Katanec Team Coach (Men's) [4][5]
Uzbekistan Bakhrom Norsafarov Team Coach (Women's) [4][5]
Uzbekistan Davron Fayziev Media/Communications Manager [4]
Uzbekistan Erkin Bakhtiyorov Referee Coordinator [4]

Competitions[edit]

Men's[edit]

Level Division
1 Uzbekistan Super League
2 Uzbekistan Pro League
3 Uzbekistan Pro-B League
4 Uzbekistan Second League

Women's[edit]

Level Division
1 Uzbek Women's Football Championship

Current title holders[edit]

Competition Year Champions Title Runners-up Next edition
Senior (Men's)
Uzbekistan Super League 2020 2021
Uzbekistan Pro League 2020 2021
Uzbekistan Pro-B League 2020 2021
Youth (Men's)
Senior (Women's)
Uzbek women's football championship 2020 2021
Youth (Women's)

Awards[edit]

The Uzbekistan Football Association Awards Gala is an award ceremony hosted by The Football Association. The inaugural ceremony take place in December, in February or March before 2018. The 2015 Award ceremony took place on 20 February 2013.[8] The 2015 Award ceremony was held on 4 March 2016.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UFA Headquarters location".
  2. ^ "AFC membership reaches 44". 30 April 1993.
  3. ^ "About UFA – UFA". Retrieved 2022-02-26.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j FIFA.com. "Member Association - Uzbekistan - FIFA.com". www.fifa.com. Retrieved 20 Jan 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. ^ a b c d e f "The AFC.com - The Asian Football Confederation". The AFC. Retrieved 2020-11-05.
  6. ^ a b "Management – UFA". Retrieved 2022-02-26.
  7. ^ uz, Kun. "Odil Akhmedov appointed to a managerial position". Kun.uz. Retrieved 2022-02-26.
  8. ^ a b c "The UFF - Portal Berita Bola Ter-update" ФФУ наградила лауреатов 2012 года (in Russian). UFF. 2013-01-21.
  9. ^ a b "UFF announced the best of the year" (in Uzbek). Championat.asia. 2017-12-14.
  10. ^ "Марат Бикмаев — лучший футболист года в Узбекистане" (in Russian). Gazeta.uz. 2017-12-15.
  11. ^ "Эльдор Шомуродов признан лучшим футболистом Узбекистана" (in Russian). Gazeta.uz. 2019-12-25.
  12. ^ "Ўзбекистоннинг 2019 йилдаги энг яхши футболчиси аниқланди" (in Uzbek). Stadion.uz. 2019-12-24.
  13. ^ Марат Бикмаев — лучший футболист года в Узбекистане (in Russian). Gazeta.uz. 2017-12-15.
  14. ^ Объявлены лауреаты 2011 года the-uff.com, 23 Декабря 2011, (in Russian)

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