Uzbekistan becomes world champion among orphans

Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- Uzbekistan national team won the World Cup among orphans "Future depends on you", which was held on 11-16 May, the press service of the National Olympic Committee of Uzbekistan said.

In the final match, Uzbekistan team played against the Pakistan national team. The match ended with a score of 1:1. In the penalty shoot-out, the Uzbek team clinched a 6-5 victory to win the title.

The national team of Uzbekistan took part in the tournament for the first time, which has been held for past 13 years.

In the group stage the Uzbekistan beat Russia (2:0) and played a draw with Pakistan (0:0).

In the quarterfinals, Uzbekistan’s players defeated Nepal 2:1 and in the semifinals - Burundi with a score of 1:0.

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