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Uzbekistan|foreign policy|May 8, 2023 / 01:27 PM
President of Uzbekistan and FIFA President discuss cooperation in sports field

AKIPRESS.COM - The issues of popularizing football in Uzbekistan and the joint holding of major events were considered at the meeting of President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev with FIFA President Gianni Infantino on May 5, UzA reported.

The FIFA President highly appreciated the ongoing reforms in Uzbekistan to develop football, broadly involve youth, educate talents, create an accessible and modern infrastructure, and train qualified coaches and industry specialists.

He sincerely congratulated the Leader of Uzbekistan on the recent victory of the youth national team in the Asian Cup.

The highest level of cooperation between the Uzbekistan Football Association and FIFA was noted with particular satisfaction, within which measures are currently being taken to create a modern football cluster in the country.

Particular attention was paid to the preparation and holding of world sports events and championships in Uzbekistan, the expansion of technical assistance in the preparation of the national team, the development of infrastructure and capacity building of the Uzbekistan Football Association, as well as the development of a mechanism for selecting talented football players.

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