Rustam Akramov: Uzbekistan sends strong squad for AFC U-16 Championship

Tashkent, Uzbekistan ( -- Uzbekistan U-16 will head to Iran on 21 September 2012 to participate at the final stage of the AFC U-16 Championship, Uzbekistan Football Federation (UFF) said.

Uzbekistan U-16 should qualify to the 2013 FIFA World Cup, which will be held in the United Arab Emirates.

Dilshod Nuraliev invited 23 players to squad, which will represent Uzbekistan at the AFC U-16 Championship in Iran.

Technical director of the Center of national teams of UFF Rustam Akramov said that Dilshor Nuraliev’s side prepared to the tournament hard and the players are ready to the tournament.

He said that team was created in the result of many training camps within Uzbekistan and abroad. Akramov said that Uzbekistan will send strong team to Iran.

The UFF said that FIFA referee Ravshan Irmatov and UFF instructor Farhad Magametov will conduct trainings for young players on game rules.

Uzbekistan will play in Group D along with Syria, China and India.

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